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Crimson seedcracker

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Pyrenestes
Higher classification  Seedcracker
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Estrildidae
Scientific name  Pyrenestes sanguineus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Seedcracker, Black‑bellied seedcracker, Chestnut‑breasted nigrita, Grey‑headed oliveback, Abyssinian crimsonwing

Crimson seedcracker pyrenestes sanguineus male bred in captivity

The crimson seedcracker (Pyrenestes sanguineus) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 430,000 km2.


It is found in Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone. The IUCN has classified the species as being of least concern.

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