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Yellow-rumped Munia

DE: Gelbe Schilffink, NL: Gele rietvink, FR: Capucin à croupion jaune,
ES: Capuchino de Cola Amarilla, IT: Cino codagialla, PT: Capuchinho di sobre amarelo,
DK: Gul Sivfinke, SW: Gulstjärtad munia, NO: Gyllennonne, FI: sitruunamanikki,
PL: Mniszka nadobna CZ: Panenka žlutobrichá, HU: Fehérfejű nádipinty

Lonchura flaviprimna

No subspecies

Origin: West Australia and Arnhemland,  Australië

Length: 11 cm.

Yellow-rumped Munias

Yellow-rumped Munias (pair, male left)

Yellow-rumped Munia

Yellow-rumped Munia (female)

Food: Seeds of grass and sedge (reed grass), wild and cultivated rice
They are colony birds, like most munias. They occur often in the company of Chestnut breasted Munias. They build their nests in each other’s neighbourhood and crossbreeding has also been observerd in the wild.