Scaly-breasted Munias’ bill contact

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Lena Chow encountered a small flock of Scaly-breasted Munias (Lonchura punctulata) “having breakfast of their usual grass seeds, when one hopped onto another’s seed stalk and the two birds crossed beaks with each other…”

Can this be part of a courtship feeding ritual?

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