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White-bellied Munia

Lonchura leucogastra

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Dark brown finch-like bird with a white belly. Black face and throat blend smoothly into the brown crown and back. Inhabits open forest, forest edge, meadows, agricultural fields, and gardens. Generally forages in smaller flocks than Scaly-breasted and Chestnut Munias. Calls include loud peep and a loud “tsick”.

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