Scaly-breasted Munia / Spotted Munia / তিলা মুনিয়া

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Scaly-breasted Munia / Spotted Munia / তিলা মুনিয়া

Postby shovon666 » 27 Aug 2013, 11:03

Scaly-breasted Munia / Spotted Munia / তিলা মুনিয়া (Lonchura punctulata), also known as Nutmeg Mannikin or Spice Finch in the pet trade.

The species is endemic to Asia and occurs from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia and the Philippines. It has been introduced into many other parts of the world and feral populations have established in Puerto Rico and Hispaniola as well as parts of Australia and the United States of America.

Along with other Estrildines, these species are thought to have originated in Asia. The species been introduced to other parts of the world due to its popularity as a cage bird and populations have established in the wild.

Scaly-breasted Munias are found in a range of habitas but are usually close to water and grassland. In Asia, they are especially common in paddy fields where they are considered a minor pest on account of their feeding on grain. Outside their native range, escaped birds frequently establish themselves in areas with a suitable climate and can then colonize new areas nearby.

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Re: Scaly-breasted Munia / Spotted Munia / তিলা মুনিয়া

Postby Shabu » 02 Sep 2013, 07:19

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