“Closer views of the White-rumped Munia (Lonchura striata subsquamicollis) (above).
“The lower bluish-white lower mandible in contrast to the upper horn black mandible (above, below). Also the red-brown iris.
“The white back that shows up as a white rump (below).
“The under surface of the tail and vent (below).
“An audio recording of the calls described as “pirrit” or “prrrit” (see Wells 2007). Calls are quite soft and the recording has some background noise in amplification – HERE.
“A sonogram and waveform of calls is given below.”
Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
7th & 9th December 2014
Location: Tambun, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Secondary growth near limestone hills