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Orange-cheeked Waxbill
Estrilda melpoda (Vieillot, 1817)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Estrilda

Scientific:
  Estrilda melpoda

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 12 p.177

Protonym:
  Fringilla melpoda

Avibase ID:
  1E79A7D7AEE67569

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179612

Geographic range:

  • Estrilda melpoda: Senegambia to Democratic Republic of the Congo, n Angola and n Zambia
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Orange-cheeked Waxbill
Czech:
  astrild oranžovolící
German:
  Orangebäckchenastrild
Danish:
  Orangekindet Astrild
Spanish:
  Estrilda Carinaranja
Finnish:
  savannivahanokka
French:
  Astrild à joues orange
Icelandic:
  Kvakstrildi
Italian:
  Astrilde guancearancio
Japanese:
  hooakakaedechou
Japanese:
  ホオアカカエデチョウ
Dutch:
  Oranjekaakje
Norwegian:
  Oransjekinnastrild
Polish:
  astryld zlotolicy
Portuguese:
  Face-laranja
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Orange-cheeked Waxbill
Russian:
  Оранжевощёкий астрильд
Slovak:
  astrilda oranžolíca
Swedish:
  orangekindad astrild
Chinese:
  橙颊梅花雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Astrild à joues orange ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Astrild à joues orange ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.04:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.01:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.02:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Estrilda melpoda [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Estrilda melpoda [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Estrilda melpoda [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Estrilda melpoda [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Estrilda melpoda [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Bec de corall de galta taronja, bec de corall de galtes carbassa
Czech: Astrild oranžovolící
Danish: Orangekindet Astrild
German: Orangebäckchen, Orangebäckchenastrild
English: Orange cheeked Waxbill, Orange-cheeked Waxbill, Scarlet-cheeked Weaver finch
Spanish: Astrild de Mejillas Anaranjadas, Astrilda Cachetinaranja, Estrilda Carinaranja, Estrilda de Carita Naranja, Veterano
Estonian: tulipõsk-amadiin
Finnish: Savannivahanokka
French: Astrild à joues orange, Astrild joues orange, Joues-orange, Sénégali à joues orange
Hungarian: narancsarcú asztrild
Icelandic: Kvakstrildi
Italian: Astrilde guancearancio, Estrilda guancearancio
Japanese: hooakakaedechou, houkouchou
Japanese: ホウコウチョウ, ホオアカカエデチョウ
Latin: Estrilda melpoda
Lithuanian: Oranžinė astrilda
Dutch: Oranjekaakje
Norwegian: Oransjekinnastrild, Oransjekinnet astrild
Polish: astryld zlotolicy, astryld złotolicy
Portuguese: Face-laranja
Russian: Оранжевощёкий астрильд
Slovak: astrilda oranžolíca
Slovenian: Oranžnolicna astrilda, oranžnolična astrilda
Swedish: Orangekindad astrild
Turkish: al yanaklı mumgaga, Al-yanaklı Mumgaga
Chinese: 橙頰梅花雀, 橙颊梅花雀
Chinese (Traditional): 橙頰梅花雀

 

         

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