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Lonchura monticola Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Estrildidae Family
11.5 cm Length
Tropical, high altitude grassland. Between 2,700 - 3,900 m.  Range:- Endemic to Island of New Guinea:- Papua New Guinea-Melanesia. Wharton and Owen Stanley.

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 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Chicks are fed Insects, spiders and larvae. Adults eat mainly seed also berries, fruit. Food  
8685 - TSN: 560860 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status
AKA:- Czech: Amadina alpinská, panenka alpínská
Danish: Bjergsivfinke
German: Bergnonne, Bergschilffink
English: Alpine Mannikin, Alpine Munia, Eastern Alpine Mannikin, Eastern Alpine Munia
Spanish: Capuchino Alpino
Estonian: vööamadiin
Finnish: Mustavyömanikki
French: Capucin des montagnes, Donacole alpestre
Hungarian: hegyi nádipinty
Italian: Cappuccino dei monti orientali, Munia alpina
Japanese: takanekimpara, takanekinpara
Japanese: タカネキンパラ
Latin: Lonchura monticola, Lonchura monticola monticola, Lonchura monticola myolae, Lonchura myolae
Dutch: Bergrietvink
Norwegian: Bergnonne, Bergsivfink
Polish: mniszka czarnowstega, mniszka czarnowstęga
Portuguese: Capuchinho-alpino
Russian: Альпийская муния
Slovak: mníška sutinová
Swedish: Bergsmunia
Chinese: 高山文鸟

Lonchura monticola
Lonchura monticola monticola
Lonchura monticola myolae




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