underbelly of a mannikin

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This capture shows the yellowish rump and chestnut breast of the Chestnut-breasted Mannikin. They have a strong relationship with grasslands as they mostly feed on seeding grass and make a nest that resembles a large globe of flattened grass in long grass where they lay 5-6 white eggs.

One thought on “underbelly of a mannikin

    kiwiskan said:
    March 20, 2015 at 5:14 am

    love all the interest in this photo

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