Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Black-rumped Waxbill

Black-rumped Waxbill Estrilda troglodytes

Described by: Lichtenstein (1823)
Alternate common name(s): Red-eared Waxbill, Gray Waxbill, Grey Waxbill
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Senegambia, s. Mauritania, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea, Ivory Coast, s. Niger, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Cameroon, s. Chad, n. Central African Republic, c. and s. Sudan, nw. Ethiopia, Eritrea, ex. ne. Zaire, n. and e. Uganda, and w. Kenya.
Introduced to the Hawaiian Is. and Puerto Rico.


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


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