Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Red-cheeked Cordonbleu
Red-cheeked Cordonbleu Uraeginthus bengalus
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Red-cheeked Blue Waxbill, Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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Range(1) W., nc. and e. Africa. Sw. Mauritania, Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, s. Chad, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, Ethiopia, Eritrea, nw. and sw. Somalia, s. Zaire, e. Angola, w. Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Burundi,
(3) E. Kenya and Tanzania.
(4) N. and w. Tanzania.
(5) S. Zaire and n. Zambia.
Introduced to the Hawaiian Is. (Oahu, Hawaii).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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