DE: Dreifarbennonne, NL: Driekleurnon, FR: Capucin à dos marron, ES: Monjita Tricolor,
IT: Munia testanera indiana, PT: Capuchinho tricolor, DK: Trefarvet Nonne, SW: Kastanjemunia,
NO: Svarthodenonne, FI: Kastanjamanikki, PL: Mniszka kapturowa, CZ: Panenka tríbarvá,
HU: Háromszínű apácapint
Lonchura malacca malacca
Lonchura m. rubronigra
Origin: India, Nepal and Sri Lanka
Length: 11-12 cm.
Food: Mainly sedge seeds, wild rice and grass seeds. In addition, they help with the rice harvest, without having been asked to. They pick the seeds out of the spikes or find them on the ground.
Tolerant and peaceful birds, but very shy. Black-headed Munias are colony breeders and always found in the company of others.