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Lonchura maja(Linnaeus, 1766)

White-headed Munia

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Singapore
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1856 Munia maja. (Lin. sp) ♂ Singapore][♂ BRIT. MUS. (N.H.) LONCHURA MAJA SINGAPORE 1856]

Species known to occur in Singapore
Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Singapore.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Passeriformes: Estrildidae (Waxbills, Munias and Allies)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Munia maja
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring


Further Reading