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Lavender Waxbill

Estrilda caerulescens (Vieillot, 1817)

The Lavender Waxbill (Estrilda caerulescens) is a common species of estrildid finch native to Central Africa and successfully introduced on Hawai'i. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 620,000 km². Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Estrilda

Scientific:
  Estrilda caerulescens

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 12 p.176

Protonym:
  Fringilla caerulescens

Avibase ID:
  174BFAB6C9B2C486

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/174BFAB6

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179611

Geographic range:

  • Estrilda caerulescens: Senegambia to sw Chad, n Cameroon and Central African Republic
English:
Lavender Waxbill
Czech:
modroušek rudoocasý
German:
Lavendel-Schönbürzelastrild
Danish:
Rødhalet Astrild
Spanish:
Estrilda Azulada
Finnish:
harmaavahanokka
French:
Astrild queue-de-vinaigre
Icelandic:
Mástrildi
Italian:
Estrilda lavanda
Japanese:
asagirichou
Japanese:
アサギリチョウ
Dutch:
Lavendelastrild
Norwegian:
Rødhaleastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudhaleastrild
Polish:
astryld czerwonosterny
Portuguese:
Lavandinha
Russian:
Краснохвостый астрильд
Slovak:
astrilda levanduľová
Swedish:
lavendelastrild
Ukrainian:
Астрильд червонохвостий
Chinese:
淡蓝梅花雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Lavender Fire-Finch ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda coerulescens)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda coerulescens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda coerulescens)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda coerulescens)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Astrild queue-de-vinaigre ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Astrild queue-de-vinaigre ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 1st edition:
Lavender Fire-finch ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 3rd edition:
Lavender Fire-finch ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 4th edition:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements, version 2015:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements, version 2016:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements, version 2017:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements, version 2018:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Clements, version 2019:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda coerulescens)
eBird version 1.50:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
eBird version 1.52:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
eBird version 1.53:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
eBird version 1.54:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
eBird version 1.55:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
eBird version 2015:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
eBird version 2016:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
eBird version 2017:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
eBird version 2018:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
eBird version 2019:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda coerulescens)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda coerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda coerulescens)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda coerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
James Lee Peters:
Estrilda caerulescens
James Lee Peters (original):
Estrilda caerulescens
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Estrilda caerulescens
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Lavender Waxbill ( Estrilda caerulescens)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Estrilda caerulescens
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Estrilda caerulescens

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Bec de corall blau, estrilda blavosa
Czech: Astrild rudoocasý, modroušek rudoocasý
Danish: Rødhalet Astrild
German: Lavendel-Schönbürzelastrild, Lavenendelastrild, Schönbürzel
English: Bluish Waxbill, Lavender Firefinch, Lavender Fire-finch, Lavender Waxbill, Red-tailed Lavender Waxbill
English (IOC): Lavender Waxbill
Spanish: Astrild Azul, Estrilda Azulada, Estrilda Azuleda, Estrilda Cola de Vinagre
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Azulada
Spanish (HBW): Lavender Waxbill
Estonian: põhja-hõbeamadiin
Finnish: Harmaavahanokka
French: Astrild gris-bleu, Astrild lavande, Astrild queue-de-vinaigre, Queue-de-vinaigre, Sénégali queue-de-vinaigre
Hungarian: vörösfarkú asztrild
Icelandic: Mástrildi
Italian: Astrilde coda di aceto, Estrilda lavanda
Japanese: asagirichou
Japanese: アサギリチョウ
Scientific: Estrilda caerulescens, Estrilda coerulescens, Fringilla caerulescens
Lithuanian: Raudonuodegė astrilda
Dutch: Blauwgrijs roodsraartje, Lavendelastrild
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudhaleastrild
Norwegian: Rødhaleastrild, Rødhalet astrild
Polish: astryld czerwonosterny
Portuguese: Lavandinha
Portuguese (Portugal): Lavandinha
Russian: Краснохвостый астрильд
Slovak: astrilda levanduľová
Slovenian: Leporepec
Serbian: Lavandina astrilda
Swedish: Lavendelastrild
Ukrainian: Астрильд червонохвостий
Chinese: 淡蓝梅花雀
Chinese (Traditional): 淡藍梅花雀

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