Black and white Mannikin Male
Description: The Black and White Mannikin or Black and White Munia (Lonchura bicolor) is a species of estrildid finch found in southern and central Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 4,200,000 km. It is found in moist savanna and subtropical/tropical lowland moist forest habitat. The status of the species is evaluated as the least concern. They are known to feed on algae.
Size / Weight: 4" / 8 - 11 gm
Temperament: Black and White Mannikins for sale are friendly, talkative, and social birds.
Breeding: These birds are somewhat difficult to breed. Black and White Mannikins should be provided with an Open Bamboo Nest as well as Nesting Materials.
Diet: Classic Finch Seed, Australian Blend Goldenfeast, Mineral Grit, Dried Egg Food