Munias eating grass seeds IV

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Since our earlier postings on munias and the grass seeds they take, we have been provided with more images that are being highlighted here: Richard Lim photographed a Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) at a resort in Bintan, Indonesia eating the … Continued

Munia eating seeds of grasses III

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Chris Lee’s images of the Chestnut Munia (Lonchura atricapilla) eating seeds of grasses were taken at Singapore’s Pulau Ubin in May 2009. It shows the munia eating the seeds of the jungle rice or padi burong (Echinochloa colonum) (above). The … Continued

Scaly-breasted Munia nesting

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“When I was watching the Orientl Pied Hornbill (Anthracoceros albirostris) breeding site in Changi Village, I noticed that a pair of Scaly-breasted Munias (Lonchura punctulata) were nesting among the pigeon orchids (Dendrobium cruminatum) growing from the fork of a nearby … Continued

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