Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Swee Waxbill

Swee Waxbill Estrilda melanotis

Described by: Temminck (1823)
Alternate common name(s): Yellow-bellied Waxbill, Dufresne's Waxbill
Old scientific name(s): Coccopygia melanotis, Coccopygia quartinia


Magoebaskloof, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens, Cape Town, South Africa - Jul, 2005 © Don Roberson 
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(1) Se. Sudan and Ethiopia to e. Zaire, Uganda and Zambia.
(2) Se. Zimbabwe, ex. s. Mozambique and e. South Africa.


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


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