Cut-throat Finch

Amadina fasciata - Amadine cou-coupé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Estrildidés

  • Genus
    :

    Amadina

  • Species
    :

    fasciata

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 12 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 15 à 32 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Cut-throat Finch (Amadina fasciata) is a species of bird in the Estrildidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Amadina fasciata fasciata (s Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to Sudan and Uganda)
  • Amadina fasciata alexanderi (Eritrea, Ethiopia and Somalia to Kenya and Tanzania)
  • Amadina fasciata meridionalis (s Angola and n Namibia to n Mozambique)
  • Amadina fasciata contigua (s Zimbabwe, s Mozambique and n South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Amadine cou-coupé,
  • Estrilda degollada,
  • Degolado,
  • Bandamadine,
  • szalagpinty,
  • Bandvink,
  • Golatagliata,
  • Rödstrupig amadin,
  • Blodstrupeamadin,
  • amadina pásikavá,
  • amadina páskovaná,
  • Båndfinke,
  • viiltopeippo,
  • Bandkeelvink,
  • amadina degollada,
  • amadyna obrożna,
  • Красногорлая амадина,
  • イッコウチョウ,
  • 环喉雀,
  • 環喉雀,

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

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