International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 9, Issue 1, January 2019 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Breeding of Lonchura punctulata (Scaly-breasted Munia) from Sagaing University of Education Campus
      Nwe Nwe Khaing
Abstract: Nests, eggs, clutch size, incubation and reproductive success of Lonchura panctulala (Scaly-breasted Munia) were observed from August 2017 to July 2018 at Sagaing University of Education Campus. Among the total of 57 nests, 41 nests (71.93%) were recorded as successful, 16 nests (28.07%) were observed as failure during the breeding season. Thirty five nests were found in Khayay trees (Mimuscops elengi), Ten nests were recorded in Saugainvillea spectabilis (Sekku - pan) Shrub, eight nests were observed in Cycas sp (monding). Small tree, Two nests were conducted in Pterocarpus macrocarpus (Paduk tree) Rose wood and Two nests were also recorded in Casuarina equisetifolia (Pinle kabwe). Among the total of 57 nests, 202 eggs and 105 hatchlings were observed during the breeding season.

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Nwe Nwe Khaing (2019); Breeding of Lonchura punctulata (Scaly-breasted Munia) from Sagaing University of Education Campus; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 9(1) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.29322/IJSRP.9.01.2019.p8586
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