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Red-headed Finch

Amadina erythrocephala (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The red-headed finch is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,600,000 km2. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
   Amadina
Scientific:
  Amadina erythrocephala


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.172

Protonym:
  Loxia eryocephala

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727079


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  13BE59E4DC8BE9C4

Avibase ID:
  avibase-13BE59E4

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/13BE59E4


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558531

Geographic range:

  • Amadina erythrocephala (erythrocephala): northwestern Angola to Botswana, southwest Zimbabwe, and northern South Africa
  • Amadina erythrocephala (dissita): south central South Africa (north to western Free State and southern North West)
English:
Red-headed Finch
Catalan:
amadina cap-roja
Czech:
amadina červenohlavá
Danish:
Rødhovedet Amadine
German:
Rotkopfastrild
Spanish:
Estrilda Cabecirroja
Spanish (Spain):
Estrilda Cabecirroja
Finnish:
suomuviiltopeippo
French:
Amadine à tête rouge
Croatian:
crvenoglava estrilda
Hungarian:
vörösfejű amandina
Italian:
Amadina testarossa
Japanese (romaji):
ooikkouchou
Japanese:
オオイッコウチョウ
Lithuanian:
Raudongalvė amadina
Dutch:
Roodkopamadine
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudhovudamadin
Norwegian:
Rødhodeamadin
Polish:
amadyna czerwonogłowa
Portuguese:
Degolado-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian:
Красноголовый астрильд
Slovak:
amadina červenohlavá
Serbian:
Crvenoglava amadina
Swedish:
rödhuvad amadin
Ukrainian:
Амадина червоноголова
Chinese:
红头环喉雀
Chinese (Traditional):
紅頭環喉雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Red-headed Finch ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Red-headed Finch ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Amadine à tête rouge ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Amadine à tête rouge ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-headed Finch ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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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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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Paradise Sparrow ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Paradise Sparrow ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-headed Finch ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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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 2.6:
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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 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-headed Finch ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Amadina erythrocephala [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Amadina erythrocephala [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Amadina erythrocephala [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-headed Finch ( Amadina erythrocephala) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amadina erythrocephala [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amadina erythrocephala [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Rooikopvink
Azerbaijani: qırmızıbaş amadina
Catalan: amadina cap-roja
Czech: Amadina cervenohlavá, amadina červenohlavá
Danish: Rødhovedet Amadine
German: Rhododendrongimpel, Rotkopfamadine, Rotkopf-Amadine, Rotkopfastrild
English: Paradise Sparrow, Red headed Finch, Redheaded Finch, Red-headed Finch
English, HBW: Red-headed Finch
English (IOC): Red-headed Finch
English (United States): Red-headed Finch
Esperanto: Ruĝkapa amadino
Spanish: Capuchino de Cabeza Roja, Estrilda Cabecirroja
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Cabecirroja
Spanish (HBW): Red-headed Finch
Estonian: paradiisiamadiin
Finnish: Suomuviiltopeippo
French: Amadine à tête rouge
Croatian: crvenoglava estrilda
Hungarian: vörösfejű amandina
Italian: Amadina testarossa, Fringuello testarossa
Japanese (romaji): ooikkouchou
Japanese: オオイッコウチョウ
Kwangali: Kafilita
Scientific: Amadina erythrocephala, Amadina erythrocephala erythrocephala, Loxia eryocephala
Lithuanian: Raudongalvė amadina
Dutch: Roodkopamadine, Roodkopamandine
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudhovudamadin
Norwegian: Rødhodeamadin, Rødhodet amadin
Polish: amadyna czerwonoglowa, amadyna czerwonogłowa
Portuguese: Degolado-de-cabeça-vermelha
Portuguese (Portugal): degolado-de-cabeça-vermelha
Russian: Красноголовая амадина, Красноголовый астрильд
Slovak: amadina cervenohlavá, amadina červenohlavá
Serbian: Crvenoglava amadina
Sotho, Southern: Jeremane
Swedish: Rödhuvad amadin
Turkish: Kırmızı başlı mumgaga
Ukrainian: Амадина червоноголова
Chinese: 红头环喉雀
Chinese (Traditional): 紅頭環喉雀

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