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Scaly-breasted Munia

Lonchura puntulata

Description:

Very common resident bird of grasslands, gardens and paddy fields throughout the island. It lives as flocks of about ten birds and feeds on grass seeds and paddy. Scaly-breasted Munia breeds throughout the year though most nests are found in the period of October to May. The nest is a ball of grass blades in trees or shrubs.

Habitat:

Scrub land next to paddy fields

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NuwanChathuranga
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NuwanChathuranga

Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jul 18, 2014
Submitted on Jul 18, 2014

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