African Firefinch

photo by Paul Shaffner

Scientific classification

Order

Passeriformes

Family

Estrildidae

Subfamily

Lagonosticta

Species

rubricata

Appearance

* Small bird with olive brown upperparts and dark red underparts
* Some small white spots on the flanks
* Size: about 11 cm

Habitat

Forest areas

Countries

Africa

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