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White-rumped Munia Lonchura striata striata   - Adult
White-rumped Munia
Photographer : © Pranad Patil
Location :Madgaon, Goa, India
Date : 12 July 2011
English synonyms:White-rumped Mannikin, White-backed Mannikin, White-backed Munia, Sharp-tailed Mannikin, Sharp-tailed Munia, Striated Mannikin, Striated Munia
Bird Family :Estrildidae - Estrildine Finches - Avadavats, Parrotfinches, Silverbill, Munias, Waxbills
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Saw a pair of this munia on a wire next to my friend's house in southern Madgaon. They were seen carrying nesting material the day before. While one of them (away from me) flew quickly at my sight, the other one was bolder and stayed put, allowing me to go inside, get my camera and click some shots. - PP
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