Chestnut Munia

Lonchura atricapilla

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)

Code 4

CHMU

Code 6

LONATR

ITIS

HEAD

Chestnut Munia Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Black
  • Forehead Color: Black
  • Nape Color: Black
  • Throat Color: Black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Chestnut Munia Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 11-12 cm (4.3-4.7 in)
  • Weight: 16 g (0.55 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Rufous or Rust
  • Adult Colors: Chestnut with black head and upper breast and blue gray bill.
  • Juvenile Colors: Pale cinnamon brown.
  • Underparts: Chestnut
  • Upperparts: Chestnut with black on head and nape.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid
Chestnut Munia Flight Illustration

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Undulating flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 10-15 cm (4-6 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Chestnut
  • Under Tail: Chestnut
  • Leg Color: Blue-gray
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Head Feathers and Markings X
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