Red-billed Firefinch

Lagonosticta senegala - Amarante du Sénégal

Amarante du Sénégal
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Estrildidés

  • Genus
    :

    Lagonosticta

  • Species
    :

    senegala

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 10 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 7 à 12 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-billed Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala) is a species of bird in the Estrildidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Lagonosticta senegala senegala (Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to w and c Nigeria)
  • Lagonosticta senegala rhodopsis (e Nigeria, n and c Cameroon and s Chad to Sudan, w Eritrea and w Ethiopia)
  • Lagonosticta senegala brunneiceps (c Ethiopia and se Sudan)
  • Lagonosticta senegala somaliensis (se Ethiopia and s Somalia)
  • Lagonosticta senegala ruberrima (DRCongo, Uganda and w Kenya to ne Angola, ne Zambia and n Malawi)
  • Lagonosticta senegala rendalli (s Angola to Mozambique south to South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Amarante du Sénégal,
  • Amaranta senegalesa,
  • Peito-de-fogo-de-bico-vermelho,
  • Senegalamarant,
  • vöröscsőrű tűzpinty,
  • Vuurvink,
  • Amaranto beccorosso,
  • Rödnäbbad amarant,
  • Rødnebbamarant,
  • amarant červenozobý,
  • amarant malý,
  • Amarant,
  • ruusupeippo,
  • Rooibekvuurvinkie,
  • amaranta del Senegal,
  • Logastrildi,
  • amarantka czerwonodzioba,
  • sarkanknābja ugunsžubīte,
  • amaranta,
  • Обыкновенный амарант,
  • コウギョクチョウ,
  • 红嘴火雀,
  • 紅嘴火雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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