Aust birds    Bird names   News   1-26    Habitats    Key plants    Glossary    Plumage    Nests    Tips    Thumbnails    Gen. info    Sponsors    Photos for sale   
NON-PASSERINES     1    2    3    4    5    6    7    8    9    10     11     12     13     14 15     16     17     18     19     20     21     22     23     24     25     26     PASSERINES
Common names sorted alphabetically: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   W   Y  
Did you know? mdahlem.net also shows Birds of Europe and Birds of Oman.

24

Pictorella Mannikin

(Heteromunia pectoralis)
Alternate name(s): "Pictorella Finch", "White-breasted Finch", "Pictorella Munia"
Size: 11-12 cm

Similar species

Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

Click here for a physical description

Taxonomy, classification

See Pictorella Mannikin at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

Click here for information on habitat and range

Sightings

Click here for sighting information

Photos

ADULT

FEMALE

Lateral view of a female Pictorella Mannikin; note the black scalloping in the bib and the dark-brown (rather than black) facial mask (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

Dorsal view of a female Pictorella Mannikin (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Lake Argyle, near Kununurra, WA, April 2018]

IMMATURE/JUVENILE

Lateral/ventral view of a juvenile Pictorella Mannikin (photo courtesy of P. Brown)
[Coomalie Creek, 90 km south of Darwin, NT, June 2018]

These pages are largely based on our own observations and those of our contributors. The structure of these bird pages is explained HERE. For more salient facts on any bird species please refer to a field guide.

Would you like to contribute photos or sound recordings to this site?
If interested, please CLICK HERE. Credits to contributors are given HERE.