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Munias, Parrotfinches, Waxbills, Estrildid finches and allies

PASSERIFORMES - family Passidae - subfamilies Estrildinae
This room displays photos of munias, parrotfinches, waxbills, estrildid finches, whydahs and their allies.

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Chestnut-breasted Munia, Shimakokin or Lonchura castaneothorax. photo: 08/1999, Huahine, French Polynesia. Black-Headed Munia [1], Ginpara, or Lonchura malacca atricapilla. photo: 08/2002, Sabah, Malaysia. Dusky Munia, Kogecha Kinpara, or Lonchura fuscans. photo: 09/2002, Sabah, Malaysia.

Long-tailed Finch [1][2], Onaga Kinseichô or Poephila acuticauda. photo: 08/2003, Darwin, NT, Australia. Crimson Finch [1][2][3], Asahi Suzume or Neochmia phaeton. photo: 08/2003, Fogg Dam, NT, Australia. Double-barred Finch, Kanoko Suzume or Taeniopygia bichenovii. photo: 08/2003, Kakadu, NT, Australia.

Scaly-breasted Munia [1][2], Shima Kinpara, or Lonchura punctulata. photo: 06/2005, Chichi, Taiwan. White-bellied Munia [1][2], Shirohara Kinpara, or Lonchura leucogastra. photo: 08/2005, Hong Kong.

Common Grenadier [1][2][3], Tokiwa Suzume, or Uraeginthus granatina. photo: 08/2005, Otjiwarongo, Namibia. Green-winged Pytilia [1][2], Nishiki Suzume, or Pytilia melba. photo: 08/2005, Otjiwarongo, Namibia. Red-headed Finch [1][2], Oo Ikkôchô, or Amadina erythrocephala. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia.

Red-billed Firefinch [1], Kôgyokuchô, or Lagonosticta senegala. photo: 08/2005, Rundu, Namibia. Green-winged Pytilia (F) [3], Nishiki Suzume, or Pytilia melba. photo: 08/2005, Mahango GR, Namibia. Black-cheeked Waxbill [1][2], Hôguro kaedechô, or Estrilda erythronotos. photo: 08/2005, Otjiwarongo, Namibia.

Blue-breasted Cordonbleu [1][2][3], Funashi Seikichô, or Uraeginthus angolensis. photo: 08/2005, Otjiwarongo, Namibia. Common Waxbill [1], Onaga Kaedechô, or Estrilda astrild. photo: 09/2005, Walvis Bay, Namibia. Scaly-breasted Munia [3][4][5], Shima Kinpara, or Lonchura punctulata. photo: 08/2006, Doi Angkhang, Thailand.

Common Waxbill [2], Onaga Kaedechô, or Estrilda astrild. photo: 07/2007, O'ahu Island, Hawaii (introduced). Java Sparrow, Bunchô, or Lonchura oryzivora. photo: 07/2007, O'ahu Island, Hawaii (introduced). Scaly-breasted Munia [6], Shima Kinpara, or Lonchura punctulata. photo: 07/2007, Hawai'i Island, Hawaii (introduced).

Bronze Munia [1], Hagoromo Shichihô, or Spermestes cucullata. photo: 08/2007, Port Gentil, Gabon. Pale-fronted Negrofinch, Shirobitai Kuro Kimpara, or Nigrita luteifrons. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. Woodhouse's Antpecker, Mushikui Kimpara, or Parmoptila woodhousei. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon.

Common Waxbill [3], Onaga Kaedechô, or Estrilda astrild. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. Black-headed Waxbill [1][2], Zuguro Kaedechô, or Estrilda atricapilla. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo Village, Gabon. Orange-cheeked Waxbill [1][2][3], Hôkôchô, or Estrilda melpoda. photo: 08/2007, Lopé, Gabon.

Red-billed Quailfinch [1][2], Akahashi Shako Suzume, or Ortygospiza gabonensis. photo: 08/2007, Lopé NP, Gabon. Bronze Munia [2][3], Hagoromo Shichihô, or Spermestes cucullata. photo: 08/2007, Lopé NP, Gabon. Pin-tailed Whydah [1][2][3], Tenninchô, or Vidua macroura. photo: 09/2007, Lopé, Gabon.

White-rumped Munia [1], Koshijiro Kinpara, or Lonchura striata. photo: 03/2008, Wutai, Taiwan. Scaly-breasted Munia [7], Shima Kinpara, or Lonchura punctulata. photo: 08/2009, Cat Tien NP, Vietnam. White-bellied Munia [3], Shirohara Kinpara, or Lonchura leucogastra. photo: 08/2009, Cat Tien NP, Vietnam.

Scaly-breasted Munia [8], Shima Kinpara, or Lonchura punctulata. photo: 07/2010, Taitung Province, Taiwan. Red-billed Firefinch [2], Kôgyokuchô, or Lagonosticta senegala. photo: 02/2011, Djibouti City, Djibouti. Scaly-breasted Munia [9], Shima Kinpara, or Lonchura punctulata. photo: 07/2011, Anamaduwa, Sri Lanka.

White-rumped Munia [2], Koshijiro Kinpara, or Lonchura striata. photo: 07/2011, Anamaduwa, Sri Lanka. Black-throated Munia, Chairo Kinpara, or Lonchura kelaarti. photo: 08/2011, Sinharaja, Sri Lanka. Black-Headed Munia [2], Ginpara, or Lonchura malacca atricapilla. photo: 08/2011, Sinharaja, Sri Lanka.

Red-billed Firefinch [3], Kôgyokuchô, or Lagonosticta senegala. photo: 02/2012, Djibouti City, Djibouti. Pin-tailed Whydah [4], Tenninchô, or Vidua macroura. photo: 02/2012, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Scaly-breasted Munia [10], Shima Kinpara, or Lonchura punctulata. photo: 05/2014, Singapore.

Javan Munia, Koshiguro Kinpara, or Lonchura leucogastroides. photo: 05/2014, Singapore. back to upper category


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