Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: African Firefinch
African Firefinch Lagonosticta rubricata
Described by: Lichtenstein (1823)
Alternate common name(s): African Waxbill, Blue-billed Firefinch, Blue-billed Waxbill, Dark Firefinch, Ruddy Waxbill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Range(1) Senegambia, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, and Nigeria.
(2) Cameroon, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, Ethiopia (highlands), Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Kenya, and n. Tanzania.
(3) Gabon, Congo, sw. Zaire and nw. Zambia.
(4) S. Tanzania, s. Zaire, Malawi, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique.
(5) S. Mozambique and e. South Africa s. to Cape Province.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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