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Red-headed Finch

Amadina erythrocephala (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Tony Archer 2021-10-20 City of Matlosana (near Stilfontein), Southern DC, North West, Klerksdorp (South Africa) (1300 m) adult, call, female, juvenile, male -

Flock was feeding at bird feeder in suburbia. The youngsters are also heard begging for food.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

681601
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Dawie de Swardt 2021-05-01 Shoongezight Cliffswallow colony, Jagersfontein rd, BloemfonteinFree State, Bloemfontein (South Africa) (1300 m) adult, call, sex uncertain -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

646652
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala P. C. Rasmussen 30 Dec 2010 Namibia: Kunene; Etosha National Park; near Halali Camp (-19.03, 16.47) , Namibia (Namibia) (1110 m) calls - quality: good 12047
avocet.zoology.msu.edu
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Faansie Peacock 2017-07-15 Bloemfontein, Motheo, Free State, Free State (South Africa) (1500 m) flight call -

A short, rather noisy clip with the typical flight calls of this common South African finch.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

382941
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Peter Boesman 2016-11-13 Etosha National Park, Oshikoto (Namibia) call - [sono] 346585
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Peter Boesman 2016-11-13 Etosha National Park, Oshikoto (Namibia) call - [sono] 346583
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Lynette Rudman 2017-09-12 Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (1000 m) song -

A small flock of birds seen foraging on the ground in the Karoo.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

386823
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Peter Boesman 2016-11-16 Etosha National Park, east side, Oshikoto (Namibia) call - [sono] 346584
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Frank Lambert 2019-10-30 Polokwane Game Reserve, Polokwane, Limpopo, Pietersburg (South Africa) (1300 m) call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

516121
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Lynette Rudman 2016-10-08 Cradock, Stormberg District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (1100 m) call -

A flock of bird seen and heard calling from some Acacia Karoo trees.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

337993
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Alan Collett 2014-09-04 Graaff-Reinet, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (1300 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

194389
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Alan Collett 2017-08-12 Graaff-Reinet, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (650 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

383098
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Tony Archer 2018-12-16 Ventersdorp, Southern DC, North West, Ventersdorp (South Africa) (1400 m) call -

Red-headed Finches. Flock of birds calling to each other as they foraged.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

446266
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Lynette Rudman 2021-04-03 Makana Local Municipality, Western District, Eastern Cape, Albany (South Africa) (650 m) adult, call, flight call, sex uncertain -

A small flock of finches flying around and feeding on grass on the roadside on a warm calm day in late summer.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

636146
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Tony Archer 2020-04-04 City of Matlosana (near Klerksdorp), Southern DC, North West, Klerksdorp (South Africa) (1300 m) adult, alarm call -

Very noise flock at old nest of Southern Masked Weaver.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

541740
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Lynette Rudman 2021-04-03 Makana Local Municipality, Western District, Eastern Cape, Adelaide (South Africa) (600 m) adult, male, song -

Male bird singing and displaying from the top of a small tree surrounded by grasslands in late summer. The recording is very faint because the bird was far and it was windy but the twizzling sound can be heard if you listen carefully.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

636148
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Franck BRUNELIERE, Grandeur Nature Safaris 01/06/2006 Kgalagkadi, South Africa (South Africa) (1000 m) (no score) -   18424
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala erythrocephala Charles Hesse 16-11-09 Okaukuejo, Oshana (Namibia) (1100 m) Call (no score) - 58662
xeno-canto.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Tom Stephenson 2015-08-07 Tsiseb Conservancy; Brandenburg, Erongo, Namibia, Erongo (Namibia)   - Habitat: Karoo. ML: 200 high-pass filter applied by the recordist. 221422
macaulaylibrary.org
Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala Charley Hesse TROPICAL BIRDING 2009-11-16 , Oshikoto (Namibia)   -   203935091
macaulaylibrary.org

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