Sunday, May 4, 2014

White-rumped Munia (Lonchura striata)

English : White-rumped Munia / white-rumped mannikin
Binomial Name : Lonchura striata / Uroloncha striata
Sinhala : නිතඹ සුදු වීකුරුල්ලා / [Nithamba sudu wee kurulla]
Common bird lives in all regions of Sri Lanka. Can be seen in grass lands, paddy-fields and forests. It feeds mainly on seeds. Apart from Sri Lanka this bird has been distributed in many other Asian countries.

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