Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Lavender Waxbill
Lavender Waxbill Estrilda caerulescens
Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Lavender Fire-finch, Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeSenegambia, s. Mali, n. Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, n. Ghana, n. Togo, n. Benin, s. Niger, n. Nigeria, n. Cameroon, sw. Chad, and Central African Republic.
Introduced to the Hawaiian Is. (Hawaii and formerly Oahu).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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