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

Green-winged Pytilia Pytilia melba

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Melba Finch
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Tarangire National Park, Tanzania - Feb 2, 2010 © Hans&Judy Beste  Botswana - Aug, 1999 © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Botswana - Aug, 2002 © Tom Stephenson 
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(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, n. Ivory Coast, s. Niger, ne. Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, Central African Republic, s. Chad (Lake Chad region), and w. Sudan.
(2) E. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, and Kenya.
(3) Djibouti.
(4) Sw. Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(5) Se. Sudan to w. Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, e. Zaire, sw Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique.
(6) S. Angola to s. Namibia, Botswana, Zaire, n. Zambia, Malawi, sw. Tanzania and ne. South Africa (Transvaal).
(7) E. Mozambique and e. South Africa (e. Natal).


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


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