Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Black-faced Firefinch

Black-faced Firefinch Lagonosticta larvata

Described by: Rüppell (1840)
Alternate common name(s): Black-throated Firefinch, Masked Firefinch, Vinaceous Firefinch
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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(1) Senegambia and sw. Mali, Guinea-Bissau, and Guinea. Sierra Leone.
(2) N. Ivory coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Togo, s. Niger, Nigeria, n. Cameroon, s. Chad, and w. Sudan.
(3) Central African Republic to s. Sudan, ex. ne. Zaire, and n. Uganda.
(4) Ce. Sudan, w. Ethiopia and Uganda.


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


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