Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Red-billed Firefinch

Red-billed Firefinch Lagonosticta senegala

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Red-billed Waxbill, Red-billed Fire Finch
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Lake Mburo, Uganda - Dec, 2005 © Tom Tarrant  Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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(1) Senegambia, sw. Mauritania, c. Morocco, s. Mali, s. Niger, and Nigeria.
(2) Coastal Guinea and Sierra Leone.
(3) S. Chad to sw. Sudan.
(4) Ethiopia and Eritrea.
(5) S. Somalia, Kenya and Tanzania.
(6) C. Kenya and n. Tanzania.
(7) Uganda, se. Zaire, Zambia and w. Tanzania.
(8) Se. Zaire, s. Tanzania and s. Africa.
(9) Mozambique and e. South Africa (Transvaal and Natal).
(10) S. Angola, n. Namibia, ne. Botswana.


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


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