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Chestnut-breasted Mannikin (Munia) Photos

Lonchura castaneothorax

A beautiful little finch species, I saw them all over the place near Port Douglas. They were feeding on grass seeds in open pastures, but were damned hard to get close enough to for a photograph. These are the only photos I could manage. And yes, if you're wondering...the dark blob in the upper right is a cow pie. :-)

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Chestnut-breasted Mannikin - Lonchura castaneothorax

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Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 1 - Lonchura castaneothorax Chestnut-breasted Mannikin 2 - Lonchura castaneothorax

June 6th, 2019
Near Port Douglas, Australia

June 6th, 2019
Near Port Douglas, Australia

 


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