Scaly-breasted Munia

Lonchura punctulata - Capucin damier

Capucin damier
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Estrildidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lonchura

  • Species
    :

    punctulata

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 12 à 15 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Capucin damier
adult

Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) is a species of bird in the Estrildidae family.

Subspecific information 11 subspecies

  • Lonchura punctulata punctulata (n Pakistan, India. except ne. , Nepal and Sri Lanka)
  • Lonchura punctulata subundulata (Bhutan, ne India, Bangladesh and w Myanmar)
  • Lonchura punctulata yunnanensis (se Tibet, sw China and n Myanmar)
  • Lonchura punctulata topela (s Myanmar, Thailand, se China, Taiwan, Hainan and Indochina)
  • Lonchura punctulata cabanisi (n and w Philippines, n Borneo)
  • Lonchura punctulata fretensis (s Malay Pen., Sumatra and Nias I.)
  • Lonchura punctulata nisoria (Java, Bali, w Lesser Sundas and s Borneo)
  • Lonchura punctulata sumbae (Sumba I.. w Lesser Sundas.)
  • Lonchura punctulata blasii (c and e Lesser Sundas)
  • Lonchura punctulata baweana (Bawean I.. north of Java.)
  • Lonchura punctulata particeps (Sulawesi)

Foreign names

  • Capucin damier,
  • Capuchino punteado,
  • Capuchinho-dominó,
  • Muskatamadine,
  • muskátpinty,
  • Muskaatvink,
  • Munia pettosquamato,
  • Fjällig munia,
  • Muskatnonne,
  • mníška muškátová,
  • panenka muškátová,
  • Muskatfinke,
  • suomumanikki,
  • maniquí d'escates,
  • mniszka muszkatowa,
  • garšvielu smailastīte,
  • Чешуйчатая амадина,
  • Bondol peking,
  • シマキンパラ,
  • 斑文鸟,
  • นกกระติ๊ดขี้หมู,
  • 斑文鳥〔斑胸文鳥〕,

Voice song and cries

Capucin damier
adult

Habitat

Capucin damier
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels)

Geographic range

Sources of information

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