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Lonchura maja Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Estrildidae Family
11 cm Length
Grassland, marsh & reedbeds, plantations, gardens. Below 1,500 m.   Range:- (Indonesia:- Greater Sundas:- Bali, Java, Sumatra, Mentawai Archipelago, Riau Islands, Nias,)  Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam,  (Lesser Antilles:- Windward Islands:-Martinique   Introduced species.) Habitat
 (4-5)6 white eggs, incubation by female both parents days, fledging  days. Clutch
Insects, larvae, spiders, seeds and rice. Food  
8670 TSN: 560856 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

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

AKA:- Catalan: Maniqui capblanc, Maniquí capblanc
Czech: Amadina belohlavá, panenka bělohlavá
Danish: Hvidhovedet Nonne
German: Weißbauch-Bronzemännchen, Weißkopfnonne
English: Pale-headed Mannikin, Pale-headed Munia, White headed Munia, White-headed Mannikin, White-headed Munia
Spanish: Capuchino Cabeciblanco, Capuchino de Cabeza Pálida
Estonian: valgepea-amadiin
Finnish: Valkohuppumanikki
French: Capucin à tête blanche, Nonnette à tête blanche
Hungarian: fehérfejű apácapinty
Indonesian: Bondol haji
Italian: Cappuccino testabianca, Munia testabianca
Japanese: hekichou
Japanese: ヘキチョウ
Latin: Lonchura maja
Malay: Pipit Uban
Dutch: Witkopnon
Norwegian: Hvithodenonne, Hvithodet nonne
Polish: mniszka bialoglowa, mniszka białogłowa
Portuguese: Capuchinho-de-cabeça-branca
Russian: Белоголовая муния
Slovak: mníška bielohlavá
Swedish: Vithuvad nunna
Thai: นกกระติ๊ดหัวขาว
Chinese: 淡頭文鳥, 白头文鸟


Lonchura maja
Lonchura maja (vietnamensis)
Lonchura maja vietnamensis

  • Lonchura maja (maja): Peninsular Thailand, Malaya, Sumatra, Java and Bali
  • Lonchura maja (vietnamensis): Vietnam



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