Scaly-breasted Munia

Lonchura punctulata

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)

Code 4

NUMA

Code 6

LONPUN

ITIS

HEAD

Scaly-breasted Munia Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Varied shades, from medium red to deep maroon.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Brown
  • Forehead Color: Red-brown
  • Nape Color: Red-brown
  • Throat Color: Red-brown
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Scaly-breasted Munia Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-12 cm (4-4.75 in)
  • Weight: 14 g (0.5 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Scaled white
  • Upperparts: Red-brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Scaled or scalloped
  • Breast Pattern: Solid, Scaled or scalloped

FLIGHT

Scaly-breasted Munia Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Rapid fluctuating flight, gliding into cover.
  • Wingspan Range: 20-25 cm (8-10 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Red-brown with medium brown barring.
  • Under Tail: White
  • Leg Color: Gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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