Mannikin, Bronze 

Bronze Mannikin (aka Bronze Munia)
Spermestes cucullata cucullata
The Gambia - November 2018

There are two subspecies of Bronze Mannikin, which is also known as the Bronze Munia.  The subspecies shown here is found from Senegambia south to Liberia, east to southwestern South Sudan and Western Kenya, then south to the Congo.  The video framegrabs shown here are from recordings made in The Gambia during November 2018 - video link.

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