Nestling into city life

The scaly-breasted munia _ or nok kratid kee moo _ has a startling ability to adapt to the urban lifestyle. Captured here in silhouette near a condominium in Lat Phrao, a bird that usually inhabits forests and paddy fields and feeds on plant seeds is gathering scraps to build its nest right next to where Bangkokians live.

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About the author

Writer: Patipat Janthong
Position: Bangkok Post Photographer