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Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata)

The Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) also known as Nutmeg Mannikin or Spice Finch is a small estrildid finch.   It is a resident breeding bird in tropical southern Asia from India to Sri Lanka and east from Indonesia to the Philippines.

Location: My backyard, Bacolod, Philippines
Settings: 1/640 sec, f/6.3, ISO 2500 (Yes, ISO 2500!)
Equipment: Canon 7D + Canon 500mm f/4L IS + 1.4x TC

Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) The Scaly-breasted Munia (Lonchura punctulata) also known as Nutmeg Mannikin or Spice Finch is a small estrildid finch. It is a resident breeding bird in tropical southern Asia from India to Sri Lanka and east from Indonesia to the Philippines. Location: My backyard, Bacolod, Philippines Settings: 1/640 sec, f/6.3, ISO 2500 (Yes, ISO 2500!) Equipment: Canon 7D + Canon 500mm f/4L IS + 1.4x TC

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