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Pale-headed Munia

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

Lonchura pallida

No subspecies.

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.

Koppel Bleekkopnonnen

Pale headed Munias (pair)

Bleekkopnonnen

Pale headed Munias

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.