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Chestnut munia

Lonchura atricapilla


It is a small finch. The adult has a stubby pale grey-blue bill, black head, and brown body, with a brick red patch on the lower back, visible only when it flies.


Ricefields, grasslands and open country


Photo: Arne Røysland

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Cavite, Philippines

Lat: 14.43, Long: 120.92

Spotted on Jan 28, 2020
Submitted on Feb 4, 2020

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