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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Lonchura grandis Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Estrildidae Family
Forest. Shrubland, plantations urban areas, gardens. Below Between   Range:- Endemic to the Island of New Guinea:-  Indonesia:- New Guinea, Irian Jaya. Melanesia:- Papua New Guinea. See Sub-species Habitat
 eggs, incubation by female both parents days, fledging  days. Clutch
Chicks are fed Insects, spiders and larvae. Adults eat mainly seed. Food  
8672 - TSN: 560850 - Sub-species World Number
Least concern Status

If you have sound recording of the Estrildidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: Amadina velká, panenka velká
Danish: Tyknćbsnonne
German: Dickschnabelnonne
English: Grand Mannikin, Grand Munia, Great-billed Mannikin, Great-billed Munia
Spanish: Capuchino de Pico Grande, Capuchino Grande
Estonian: sooamadiin
Finnish: Isonokkamanikki
French: Grand Capucin, Nonnette ŕ gros bec
Hungarian: vastagcsőrű apácapinty
Indonesian: Bondol Paruh-besar
Italian: Cappuccino beccogrosso, Munia grande
Japanese: kigoshikimpara, kigoshikinpara
Japanese: キゴシキンパラ
Latin: Lonchura grandis
Dutch: Dikbeknon
Norwegian: Stornebbnonne, Tykknebbet nonne
Polish: mniszka wielkodzioba
Portuguese: Capuchinho-grande
Russian: Большая муния
Slovak: mníška veľká
Swedish: Tjocknäbbad nunna
Chinese: 大嘴文鸟


Lonchura grandis
Lonchura grandis destructa New Guinea (Hollandia district)
Lonchura grandis ernesti North New Guinea (Ramu and Sepik Valley to Astrolabe Bay)
Lonchura grandis grandis SE New Guinea (Hall Sound to upper Watut River)
Lonchura grandis heurni North New Guinea (Idenberg and Hollandia regions)

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