Grey-headed mannikin

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Grey-headed mannikin
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Lonchura
Species: L. caniceps
Binomial name
Lonchura caniceps
(Salvadori, 1876)

The grey-headed mannikin or grey-headed munia (Lonchura caniceps) is a species of estrildid finch, native to the Papuan Peninsula. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 50,000 to 100,000 km². It is found in moist savanna, shrubland & wetlands. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

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