Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae (Waxbills, Munias and allies)  
Genus: Lonchura (1 species, 35 worldwide)


Tricolored Munia
Tricolored Munia (Lonchura malacca) Introduced
Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

An Asian 'waxbill'. The similar Chestnut Munia, as well as the Scaly-breasted Munia, have also spread widely in tropical America.


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Experimental sites:       Guyana       Peru       Nicaragua       Venezuela
Really Experimental sites:       Brazil       Cuba