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


Senegambia Hotel, The Gambia - Nov, 1999 © Ian Esland  Senegambia Hotel, The Gambia - Nov, 1999 © Ian Esland 
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Senegambia, 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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