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Orange-cheeked Waxbill

Estrilda melpoda (Vieillot, 1817)

The Orange-cheeked Waxbill (Estrilda melpoda) is a common species of estrildid finch native to western and central Africa, with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 3,600,000 km². Source: Wikipedia




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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

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1E79A7D7

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179612

Geographic range:

  • Estrilda melpoda: Senegambia to Democratic Republic of the Congo, n Angola and n Zambia
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
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Oransjekinnastrild
Polish:
astryld zlotolicy
Portuguese:
Face-laranja
Russian:
Оранжевощёкий астрильд
Slovak:
astrilda oranžolíca
Swedish:
orangekindad astrild
Ukrainian:
Астрильд золотощокий
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.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
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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.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
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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.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th 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):
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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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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):
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):
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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):
Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Orange-cheeked Waxbill ( Estrilda melpoda) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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:
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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):
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):
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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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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):
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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 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 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 2.5:
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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 3.1:
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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 6.4:
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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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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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Catalan: Bec de corall de galta taronja, bec de corall de galtes carbassa
Czech: Astrild oranžovolící
Danish: Orangekindet Astrild
German: Orangebäckchen, Orangebäckchenastrild, Orangewangenastrild
English: Orange cheeked Waxbill, Orange-cheeked Waxbill, Scarlet-cheeked Weaver finch
English (IOC): Orange-cheeked Waxbill
Spanish: Astrild de Mejillas Anaranjadas, Astrilda Cachetinaranja, Estrilda Carinaranja, Estrilda de Carita Naranja, Veterano
Spanish (Spain): Estrilda Carinaranja
Spanish (HBW): Orange-cheeked Waxbill
Spanish (Puerto Rico): 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
Scientific: Estrilda melpoda, Estrilda melpoda melpoda, Fringilla melpoda
Lithuanian: Oranžinė astrilda
Dutch: Oranjekaakje
Norwegian Nynorsk: Oransjekinnastrild
Norwegian: Oransjekinnastrild, Oransjekinnet astrild
Polish: astryld zlotolicy, astryld złotolicy
Portuguese: Face-laranja
Portuguese (Portugal): Faces-laranja
Russian: Оранжевощёкий астрильд
Slovak: astrilda oranžolíca
Slovenian: Oranžnolicna astrilda, oranžnolična astrilda
Serbian: Narandžastoobrazna astrilda
Swedish: Orangekindad astrild
Turkish: al yanaklı mumgaga, Al-yanaklı Mumgaga
Ukrainian: Астрильд золотощокий
Chinese: 橙頰梅花雀, 橙颊梅花雀
Chinese (Traditional): 橙頰梅花雀

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