How does the bird appear…
It has black head, and brown body, with a brick red patch on the lower back, which is visible only when it flies. Bill is stocky pale grey-blue.
Habitat: Where to find this bird?
It inhabits open grassland and cultivation.
It feeds on seeds and grains.
Breeding & Nesting
Its breeding season is from June to September in Indian subcontinent. Nest is a large domed grass structure situated in a bush or tall grass
The black-headed munia was the national bird of the Philippines until 1995.