Amadina pectoralis

Amadina pectoralis, Jerdon.

700. :- Munia pectoralis, Jerd. :- Jerdon's Birds of India, Vol. II, p. 355 ; Butler, Deccan ; Stray Feathers, Vol. IX, p. 415.

THE RUFOUS-BELLIED MUNIA.

Length, 4.5 ; wing, 2.2 ; tail, 1.7 ; tarsus, 0.6.

Head, neck, and back, brown; the shafts of the feathers pale ; upper tail-coverts dark-brown, the feathers tipped with glistening yellow; wings and tail dark-brown ; face, forehead, throat, and breast, dark brown, strongly contrasting with the sides of the neck ; lower parts from the breast reddish-fawn color ; under tail-coverts dark-brown with pale shafts.

The Rufous-bellied Munia has been procured but very rarely in the jungles west of Belgaum.

BookTitle: 
Handbook to the Birds of the Bombay Presidency
Reference: 
Barnes, Henry Edwin. Handbook to the birds of the Bombay Presidency, 1885.
Title in Book: 
Amadina pectoralis
Spp Author: 
Jerdon.
Book Author: 
Barnes, H. Edwin
Year: 
1885
Page No: 
263
Common name: 
Rufous Bellied Munia
M_ID: 
30137
M_CN: 
Black-throated Munia
M_SN: 
Lonchura kelaarti
Term name: 
id: 
11802

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