DE: Blasskopfnonne, NL: Bleekkopnon, FR: Capucin pâle, ES: Capuchino Pálido,
IT: Cappuccino pallido, PT: Capuchinho de cabeςa pálida, DK: Bleghovedet Nonne,
SW: Blekhuvad nunna, NO: Bleknonne, FI: kalvakkamanikki, PL: Mniszka blada,
CZ: Panenka bledá, HU: Sárgahasú apácapinty
L. p. subcastanea is not recognise by ‘The checklist’
Origin: Sulawesi, a few Islands in the Flores Sea and a small part of the Lesser Sunda-Islands
Length: 12 cm.
Food: Seeds of grass, weeds, sedge (reed grass) and rice
Pale-headed Munias move around in pairs or small family groups. When the rice begins to form seeds, they move from field to field in large flocks, together with other munias. They are colony breeders.