Bronze Mannikin

photo by Atamari

Scientific classification

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Estrildidae

Subfamily

Lonchura

Species

cucullata

Appearance

* Small bird with generally grey-brown upperparts and white underparts
* Black head, throat, 'shoulders' and black-white streaked flanks. Brown-blackish tail
* Size: about 9 cm

Habitat

Dry open areas

Countries

Africa

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