Black-faced Firefinch

Lagonosticta larvata - Amarante masqué

Amarante masqué
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Estrildidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lagonosticta

  • Species
    :

    larvata

Descriptor

Rüppell, 1840

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 11 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Amarante masqué
♂ immature
Amarante masqué
adult

Black-faced Firefinch (Lagonosticta larvata) is a species of bird in the Estrildidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Lagonosticta larvata larvata (e Sudan and Ethiopia)
  • Lagonosticta larvata vinacea (Senegal and Gambia to w Mali and Guinea)
  • Lagonosticta larvata nigricollis (c, s Mali to Sudan and Uganda)

Foreign names

  • Amarante masqué,
  • Amaranta carinegra,
  • Amarante-de-cara-preta,
  • Larvenamarant,
  • álarcos amarant,
  • Larvenamarant,
  • Amaranto faccianera,
  • Maskamarant,
  • Maskeamarant,
  • amarant škraboškový,
  • amarant škraboškový,
  • Maskeamarant,
  • naamioruusupeippo,
  • amaranta caranegra,
  • amarantka czarnolica,
  • Масковый амарант,
  • クロガオコウギョクチョウ,
  • 黑脸火雀,
  • 黑臉火雀,

Voice song and cries

Amarante masqué
♂ adult

Habitat

Amarante masqué
♂ adult

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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