- Estrilda rufibarba
10 cm (4 in)
- Greyish-brown forehead, nape and upperparts
- Red lores and eyestripe
Foothills and lowlands, plains, wadis and valleys, rocky hillsides with thick scrub and trees, reeds and weedy thickets.
Their diet consists of small seeds from grass, sedges, cereals and herbs etc.
- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved November 2014)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Arabian Waxbill. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 14 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Arabian_Waxbill