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Bronze Mannikin

Lonchura cucullata


A small estrildid finch, smaller than sparrow. Delicately coloured, upperparts brown, head and chest dark brown, green glossy shoulders, underparts white.


Almost ubiquitous finch of sub-saharan africa; I observed it in various environments; here a swamp in a urban setting.

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Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, Nigeria

Lat: 9.07, Long: 7.50

Spotted on Oct 19, 2018
Submitted on Oct 20, 2018

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