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White-Headed Munia

White-Headed Munia
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Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-10-29
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/125 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-11-20 5:40
Viewed: 5657
Points: 6
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White-Headed Munia
(Lonchura maja) 白头文鸟
Size: 11 cm

It white head contrasting with chestnut body is diagnostic.

A thin peep.
An open country bird often associated with coastal marshes; also found in dry fields, rural cultivation and low scrub. Outside breeding season forms dense flocks roaming across flat grasslands, often with other munia species. It pecks seeds from low straws or from the ground along grassy edges.

Common resident breeder through the island.

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nice composition, TFS Ori

Ciao(meerkat)ottima nitidezza, bella anche la composizione
Ciao Marco.

Hi Ang,
nice composition and delicate colours. Nice bird.

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