Nutmeg Mannikin (species: Lonchura punctulata) in ALA: LIRS and surrounds using records to Oct. 2021 (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Lonchura punctulata
Nutmeg Mannikin

©J.M.Garg: Hyderabad, India

©Magalhães: Nutmeg Mannikin
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Estrildidae
Genus Lonchura
Species Lonchura punctulata
Status unspecified



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Local abundance

  • Lizard Island, Queensland, Australia: The Nutmeg Mannikin has been recorded only once at Lizard Island, in November 1981 (Atlas of Living Australia, accessed 8 April 2012).

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