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Pictorella Mannikin

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

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Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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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]


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

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