Lonchura atricapilla | chestnut munia

Chestnut Munia_Alex Wang


Other Names: black-headed munia

Chestnut munias are seed-eating finches with a preference for wet areas. Males are chestnut brown with black heads and hefty silver-blue beaks. Females are light brown with no back head mask. Originally southeast Asia and Indonesia these handsome escaped pets are now naturalized in Hawaiʻi.