Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Chestnut-breasted Munia

Chestnut-breasted Munia Lonchura castaneothorax

Described by: Gould (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut-breasted Finch, Chestnut-breasted Mannikin
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Lake Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia - Jul 7, 2002 © Tom Tarrant  Location unknown - 1985 © Hans&Judy Beste  Julatten, Queensland, Australia - 1985 © Hans&Judy Beste 
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(1) Nw. New Guinea.
(2) N. New Guinea.
(3) C. New Guinea.
(4) Se. New Guinea.
(5) N. Australia (ne. Western Australia (Kununurra) and n. Northern Territory).
(6) E. Australia (n. Queensland including the Cape York Peninsula and e. New South Wales in the Sidney area).
Introduced to New Caledonia, Society Is. and Marquesas Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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