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The Madagascan mannikin is a common species of estrildid finch native to Madagascar. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 100,000 to 1,000,000 km2.

This bird is also known as ''Madagascar Munia, Bibfinch, African Bibfinch, African Parsonfinch, or Dwarf Mannikin''.

It is found in subtropical and tropical dry forest, grassland, shrubland and even artificial landscapes. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by DR_M_Z
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Uploaded Dec 6, 2018. Captured Oct 18, 2018 15:36 in Rue De La Myre De Villers, Antsirabe, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/8.0
  • 1/640s
  • ISO356
  • 500mm