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Photo by volker sthamer
Location: Langano, Ethiopia, Africa

Alternative name: Red-rumped Waxbill

Estrilda charmosyna

Disambiguation: the name Black-cheeked Waxbill is also used for Estrilda erythronotos

Identification

Distribution

Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan and Tanzania.

Taxonomy

Estrilda charmosyna has two subspecies:

Habitat

Dry thorn scrub, usually on the ground in cover.

Behaviour

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