Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Estrildidae (Waxbills, Munias & Allies)  
Genus: Lonchura (1 species, 28 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.
One from Colombia.

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