Saturday, November 16, 2013

වී කුරුල්ලා [Vee Kurulla]/White-rumped Munia [White-backed Munia] (Lonchura striata striata)


Common breeding resident inhabiting gardens, paddy fields, forests, open woodlands, scrub lands and cultivation from lowlands to mid hills. It lives as pairs or as small flocks and feeds on grass and other seeds including paddy. The breeding season mainly last from February to May but possibly all the year round. the nest is an untidy ball of grass blades with the entrance from side place on a tree or foliage. 

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