Black-headed Waxbill

Estrilda atricapilla - Astrild à tête noire

Astrild à tête noire
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Estrildidés

  • Genus
    :

    Estrilda

  • Species
    :

    atricapilla

Descriptor

Verreaux, J Verreaux, E, 1851

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 11 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 7 à 8 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Black-headed Waxbill (Estrilda atricapilla) is a species of bird in the Estrildidae family.

Subspecific information 3 subspecies

  • Estrilda atricapilla atricapilla (Cameroon to ne DRCongo)
  • Estrilda atricapilla marungensis (se DRCongo)
  • Estrilda atricapilla avakubi (c and sw DRCongo to n Angola)

Foreign names

  • Astrild à tête noire,
  • Estrilda capirotada,
  • Bico-de-lacre-de-cabeça-preta,
  • Kappenastrild,
  • feketesapkás asztrild,
  • Zwartkapastrild,
  • Estrilda testanera,
  • Svarthätteastrild,
  • Svarthetteastrild,
  • astrilda čiernohlavá,
  • astrild černohlavý,
  • Sortkappet Astrild,
  • metsävahanokka,
  • estrilda de casquet,
  • astryld czarnogłowy,
  • Черношапочный астрильд,
  • クロバシカエデチョウ,
  • 黑头梅花雀,
  • 黑頭梅花雀,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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