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Nutmeg Mannikin

Lonchura punctulata

Description:

Finch like bird native to Asia & the Phillipines which has spread to the US due to the pet trade. Also known as the scaly breasted Munia. There have been frequent siteings in Southern California.

Habitat:

Urban back yards feeding on seeds.

Notes:

I had 4 birds at my feeder for a number of days

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GayHybertsen
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GayHybertsen

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Oct 10, 2013
Submitted on Oct 14, 2013

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