Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: African Quailfinch

African Quailfinch Ortygospiza fuscocrissa

Described by: Heuglin (1863)
Alternate common name(s): Ethiopian Quailfinch, Dark-vented Quailfinch
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Lake Nakuru, Kenya - Nov 6, 2007 © Brennan Mulrooney 
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(1) Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(2) S. Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi to c. Namibia, s. Botswana and South Africa (w. Transvaal).
(3) Ne. Zambia.
(4) N. Botswana and Zimbabwe.
(5) E. Zimbabwe, s. Mozambique and South Africa (Cape Province).


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


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