Orange-cheeked Waxbill

Estrilda melpoda - Astrild à joues orange

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Estrildidés

  • Genus
    :

    Estrilda

  • Species
    :

    melpoda

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1817

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

Distribution

Description identification

Orange-cheeked Waxbill (Estrilda melpoda) is a species of bird in the Estrildidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Astrild à joues orange,
  • Estrilda carinaranja,
  • Face-laranja,
  • Orangebäckchen,
  • narancsarcú asztrild,
  • Oranjekaakje,
  • Estrilda guancearancio,
  • Orangekindad astrild,
  • Oransjekinnastrild,
  • astrilda oranžolíca,
  • astrild oranžovolící,
  • Orangekindet Astrild,
  • savannivahanokka,
  • bec de corall de galtes carbassa,
  • Kvakstrildi,
  • astryld złotolicy,
  • oranžnolična astrilda,
  • Оранжевощёкий астрильд,
  • ホウコウチョウ,
  • 橙颊梅花雀,
  • 橙頰梅花雀,

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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