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Lesser seedcracker

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Pyrenestes
Higher classification  Seedcracker
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Estrildidae
Scientific name  Pyrenestes minor
Rank  Species
Similar  Seedcracker, Black‑bellied seedcracker, Locust finch, Grant's bluebill, Crimson seedcracker

The lesser seedcracker (Pyrenestes minor) is a common species of estrildid finch found in eastern Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 410,000 km2.

It is found in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zimbabwe. The IUCN has classified the species as being of least concern.

References

Lesser seedcracker Wikipedia


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