Dusky munia

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Dusky munia
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Lonchura fuscans
from Upper Mentaya, Central Kalimantan
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Lonchura
Species: L. fuscans
Binomial name
Lonchura fuscans
(Cassin, 1852)

The dusky munia (Lonchura fuscans) is a species of estrildid finch which is endemic to Borneo.[2] It is found in subtropical/ tropical lowland shrubland, forest and grassland habitat. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Lonchura fuscans". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Phillipps, Quentin & Phillipps, Karen (2011). Phillipps’ Field Guide to the Birds of Borneo. Oxford, UK: John Beaufoy Publishing. ISBN 978-1-906780-56-2.