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Kingdom  Animalia
Scientific name  Estrilda
Higher classification  Estrildid finch
Order  Passerine
Family  Estrildidae
Phylum  Chordata
Rank  Genus
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Lower classifications  Common waxbill, Orange‑cheeked waxbill, Black‑rumped waxbill, Lavender waxbill, Crimson‑rumped waxbill

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Estrilda is a genus of finch in the Estrildidae family. Most of the genus is found in Africa with one species, the Arabian waxbill, ranging into Asia. Some species are kept as pets and have been accidentally introduced to various parts of the world.


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It contains the following species:

  • Black-lored waxbill (Estrilda nigriloris)
  • Common waxbill (Estrilda astrild)
  • Anambra waxbill (Estrilda poliopareia)
  • Arabian waxbill (Estrilda rufibarba)
  • Black-rumped waxbill (Estrilda troglodytes)
  • Black-crowned waxbill (Estrilda nonnula)
  • Black-headed waxbill (Estrilda atricapilla)
  • Kandt's waxbill (Estrilda kandti)
  • Black-cheeked waxbill (Estrilda charmosyna)
  • Fawn-breasted waxbill (Estrilda paludicola)
  • Lavender waxbill (Estrilda caerulescens)
  • Black-faced waxbill (Estrilda erythronotos)
  • Orange-cheeked waxbill (Estrilda melpoda)
  • Grey waxbill (Estrilda perreini)
  • Crimson-rumped waxbill (Estrilda rhodopyga)
  • Cinderella waxbill (Estrilda thomensis)

  • Estrilda Estrilda nonnula Wikipedia

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    Estrilda Wikipedia

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