Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Orange-cheeked Waxbill

Orange-cheeked Waxbill Estrilda melpoda

Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors

Photographs

Saly, Senegal - Feb 20, 2004 © Alain Fossť 
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Range

(1) Senegambia, s. Mauritania, sw. Mali, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, se. Guinea, Liberia, Ivory Coast Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, nw. Angola, s. Zaire, and n. Zambia.
(2) Cameroon, s. Chad, Central African Republic, n. an ne. Zaire, Rwanda, and Burundi.
Introduced to Hawaiian Is. (Oahu, Hawaii) and Puerto Rico.

Videos

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Sounds

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References

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

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