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  Nutmeg Munia (Lonchura punctulata)

Nutmeg Munia | Lonchura punctulata photo
Nutmeg Munia

Image by Magalh„es - License: Public Domain.    (view image details)

Nutmeg Munia | Lonchura punctulata photo
Nutmeg Munia Lonchura punctulata in Hyderabad, India.

Image by J.M.Garg - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

NUTMEG MUNIA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Lonchura punctulata in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Estrildidae
Genus:Lonchura
Species:punctulata
Common Name:Nutmeg Munia

Relatives in same Genus
  Chestnut-breasted Mannikin (L. castaneothorax)
  Java Sparrow (L. oryzivora)