Scaly-breasted Munia (Palau)

Lonchura punctulata cabanisi

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

LONPUN

ITIS

HEAD

Scaly-breasted Munia Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Streaked
  • Crown Color: Brown with light streaking.
  • Forehead Color: Brown with light streaking.
  • Nape Color: Brown with light streaking.
  • Throat Color: Dark brown.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Scaly-breasted Munia Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10 cm (4 in)
  • Weight: 12-16 g (0.42-0.56 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Brown and buff.
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Scaled or scalloped

FLIGHT

Scaly-breasted Munia Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: The flock flies in a a direct manner, however, each bird follows an erratic corkscrew type path.
  • Wingspan Range: 14-15 cm (5.5-6 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Buff
  • Leg Color: Black.
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