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Grey waxbill

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Estrilda
Higher classification  Estrilda
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Estrildidae
Scientific name  Estrilda perreini
Rank  Species
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Similar  Bird, Estrilda, Fawn‑breasted waxbill, Black‑headed waxbill, Cinderella waxbill

The grey waxbill or black-tailed waxbill (Estrilda perreini) is a common species of estrildid finch found in wetter land of Southern Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 670,000 km².

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Habitat

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It is found in subtropical/ tropical (lowland) moist shrubland habitats in Angola, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia & Zimbabwe. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

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References

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