French: Capucin javanais German: Javabronzemännchen Spanish: Capuchino de Java
S Sumatra (perhaps introduced), Java, Bali and Lombok; recorded in W Sumbawa#R. Introduced in Singapore and S Malay Peninsula#R.
10·11 cm; 11·7 g. Male has forehead, face and throat to breast black, crown to back dark greyish-brown, rump and uppertail-coverts black, flight-feathers and tail... read more
Call a short "tit"; two loud contact calls, male a simple "p'tit", female a... read more
Cultivation, rice fields, old fields, edge of mangrove forest, grassland at edge of inland forest,... read more
Food and feeding
Seeds of grasses and cultivated rice, both ripe and unripe, also seeds of herbs. Forages on ground, also in vegetation, including tall... read more
Throughout year in Java, and in wetter part of year on Lombok; Mar–Oct in Singapore (introduced). Courtship includes a straw display... read more
Resident; some local movements.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to locally common or very common. Locally common in S Sumatra, where possibly introduced or may have colonized from Java; very common in Bali... read more
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