White-rumped munia

White-rumped munia

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Lonchura striata

The white-rumped munia or white-rumped mannikin, sometimes called striated finch in aviculture, is a small passerine bird from the family of waxbill "finches" . These are not close relatives of the true finches or true sparrows . It is native to tropical continental Asia and some adjacent islands, and has been naturalized in some parts of Japan. Its domesticated descendant, the society finch or Bengalese finch, is found worldwide as a pet and a biological model organism.

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Seasonal behavior
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Diet and Nutrition

References

1. White-rumped munia Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White-rumped_munia
2. White-rumped munia on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/22719806/94645276
3. Xeno-canto bird call - https://xeno-canto.org/311346

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