Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Red-winged Pytilia

Red-winged Pytilia Pytilia phoenicoptera

Described by: Swainson (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Crimson-winged Pytilia, Aurora Pytilia, Aurora Finch, Lineated Pytilia, Red-billed Pytilia, Red-billed Aurora
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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(1) Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, s. Mali, Sierra Leone, n. Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, s. Niger, Ghana, Togo, Benin, n. Nigeria, and c. Cameroon.
(2) Cameroon, s. Chad, Central African Republic, ex. ne. Zaire, ex. s. Sudan, s. Ethiopia, and n. Uganda.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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