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Red-billed Quelea

Quelea quelea (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The red-billed quelea, also known as the red-billed weaver or red-billed dioch, is a small—approximately 12 cm (4.7 in) long and weighing 15–26 g (0.53–0.92 oz)—migratory, sparrow-like bird of the weaver family, Ploceidae, native to Sub-Saharan Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
   Quelea
Scientific:
  Quelea quelea


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.177

Protonym:
  Emberiza quelea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727084


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  2B6DE1366B1D557C

Avibase ID:
  avibase-2B6DE136

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2B6DE136


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562669

Geographic range:

  • Quelea quelea quelea: Senegal to Chad
  • Quelea quelea aethiopica: Sudan to Somalia, ne Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania
  • Quelea quelea lathamii: South Africa
English:
Red-billed Quelea
Catalan:
quelea de bec vermell
Czech:
snovač rudozobý
Danish:
Blodnæbsvæver
German:
Blutschnabelweber
Spanish:
Quelea Común
Spanish (Spain):
Quelea Común
Finnish:
miljoonakutoja
French:
Travailleur à bec rouge
Croatian:
crvenokljuna pletilja
Hungarian:
piroscsőrű szövőmadár
Icelandic:
Grímuvefari
Italian:
Quelea beccorosso
Japanese (romaji):
kouyouchou
Japanese:
コウヨウチョウ
Lithuanian:
paprastasis raudonsnapis audėjas
Dutch:
Roodbekwever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blodnebbvevar
Norwegian:
Blodnebbvever
Polish:
wikłacz czerwonodzioby
Portuguese:
bico-carmim
Russian:
Красноклювая квелия
Slovak:
pletiarka červenozobá
Serbian:
Crvenokljuna kvelea
Swedish:
blodnäbbsvävare
Ukrainian:
Квелія червонодзьоба
Chinese:
红嘴奎利亚雀
Chinese (Traditional):
紅嘴奎利亞雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
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):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea)
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):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
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):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
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):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
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):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Travailleur à bec rouge ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Travailleur à bec rouge ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
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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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
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 2.5:
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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 6.3:
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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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Quelea quelea [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Quelea quelea [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Quelea quelea [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Red-billed Quelea ( Quelea quelea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Quelea quelea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Quelea quelea [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Rooibekkwelea
Asturian: Quelea picubermeyu
Belarusian: Чырванадзюбы ткач
Bulgarian: Червеноклюн тъкач, Червеноклюна куела
Catalan: Quelea de bec vermell, Teixidor de bec vermell
Czech: snovač rudozobý, Snovatec rudozobý
Welsh: Cwelia picoch
Danish: Blodnæbsvæver
German: Blutschnabelweber, Blutschnabel-Weber
Greek: Κoκκιvόραμφoς υφαvτής
English: Black-faced Dioch, Black-faced Quelea, Black-fronted Dioch, Pink-billed Quelea, Red billed Quelea, Redbilled Quelea, Red-billed Quelea, Sudan Dioch, Sudan Quelea
English, HBW: Red-billed Quelea
English (IOC): Red-billed Quelea
English (Kenya): Red-billed Quelea
English (United States): Red-billed Quelea
Esperanto: Ruĝbeka teksulo
Spanish: Laborioso Quelea, Quelea Común, Quelea de Pico Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Quelea Común
Spanish (HBW): Red-billed Quelea
Estonian: vilja-kangurlind
Finnish: Miljoonakutoja
French: Quéléa, Quéléa à bec rouge, Travailleur, Travailleur à bec rouge
Frisian: Readbekwever
Irish: Fíodóir gobdhearg
Galician: Bico de carmín, Quelea de bico vermello
Croatian: Crvenokljuna kvelea, crvenokljuna pletilja
Hungarian: Piroscsörű szövőmadár, piroscsőrű szövőmadár
Icelandic: Grímuvefari
Italian: Quelea, Quelea beccorosso
Japanese (romaji): kouyouchou
Japanese: コウヨウチョウ
Kazakh: қызылтұмсық өргіқұс
Kwangali: Enzunge
Kirghiz: кызыл тумшук өрмөкчү
Scientific: Emberiza Quelea, Loxia sanguinirostris, Quelea quelea, Quelea quelea quelea
Lithuanian: paprastasis raudonsnapis audėjas, Raudonsnapis audėjas
Latvian: Sarkanknābja audējputns
Macedonian: Квелеа
Dutch: Roodbekwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blodnebbvevar
Norwegian: Blodnebbvever
Sotho, Northern: Lerwerwe
Polish: wiklacz czerwonodzioby, wikłacz czerwonodzioby
Portuguese: bico-carmim, Quelea de bico vermelho, Quelea-de-bico-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): Bico-carmim, quelea-de-bico-vermelho
Rhaeto-Romance: Utschè tessunz dal bec cotschen
Romanian: Quelea cu cioc roşu
Russian: Квелия, Красноклювая квелия, Красноклювый ткач
Northern Sami: Miljoncihci, Miljongođđinloddi
Slovak: Pletiarka červenozobá
Slovenian: rdečekljuni tkalec
Shona: Chimokoto
Serbian: Crvenokljuna kvelea, Kvelea
Siswant: Inyonyane
Sotho, Southern: Thaha
Swedish: Blodnäbbsvävare
Swahili: Kwelea Domo-jekundu
Turkish: Kırmızı Gagalı Kuela, Kırmızı Kuela
Tsonga: Ndzheyana
Ukrainian: Квелія червонодзьоба
Uzbek: қизил тумшуқли тўқимачи
Chinese: 红嘴奎利亚雀
Chinese (Traditional): 紅嘴奎利亞雀

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