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Scaly-breasted Munia Lonchura punctulata punctulata   - Fighting
Scaly-breasted Munia
Photographer : © Sunil Singhal
Location :Mount Abu, Sirohi District, Rajasthan, India
Date : 20 June 2014
English synonyms:Scaly-breasted Mannikin, Spice Finch, Spice Munia, Spotted Mannikin, Spotted Munia, Nutmeg Finch, Nutmeg Mannikin, Nutmeg Munia, Ricebird, Checkered Munia
Bird Family :Estrildidae - Estrildine Finches - Avadavats, Parrotfinches, Silverbill, Munias, Waxbills
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Fighting by two males, likely over the paler female in the foreground. - Hans Peeters