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Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill

Brunhilda [erythronotos or charmosyna] (= Brunhilda erythronotos) (Vieillot, 1817)

The black-faced waxbill is a common species of estrildid finch found in southern Africa. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The IUCN has classified the species as being of least concern. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
   Brunhilda
Scientific:
  Brunhilda erythronotos


Original description

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1817)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. p.182

Protonym:
  Fringilla erythronotos

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/40263666


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9A218AAF66C36204

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9A218AAF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9A218AAF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559982

Geographic range:

  • Brunhilda charmosyna charmosyna: southern South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, northeastern Uganda, and northern and eastern Kenya
  • Brunhilda charmosyna kiwanukae: S Kenya
  • Brunhilda erythronotos [erythronotos or soligena]: Angola, sw Zambia, w Zimbabwe, Namibia, Botswana, n S Africa
  • Brunhilda erythronotos delamerei: S Kenya to w Uganda and central Tanzania
English:
Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill
French:
Astrild à moustaches ou A. des fées


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill ( Brunhilda [erythronotos or charmosyna])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill ( Estrilda [erythronotos or charmosyna])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill ( Estrilda [erythronotos or charmosyna])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill ( Estrilda [erythronotos or charmosyna])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill ( Estrilda [erythronotos or charmosyna])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill ( Estrilda [erythronotos or charmosyna])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill ( Brunhilda [erythronotos or charmosyna])
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-faced Waxbill ( Estrilda erythronotos) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-faced Waxbill ( Estrilda erythronotos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black-faced Waxbill ( Estrilda erythronotos) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-faced Waxbill ( Estrilda erythronotos) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Swartwangsysie
Catalan: estrilda caranegra
Czech: astrild rudobřichý
Danish: Alfeastrild
German: Elfenastrild
English: Black-cheeked or Red-rumped Waxbill, Black-faced Waxbill
Esperanto: Ruĝdorsa estrildo
Spanish: Estrilda Carinegra
Estonian: vööttiib-amadiin
Finnish: naamiovahanokka
French: Astrild à moustaches, Astrild à moustaches ou A. des fées
Hungarian: feketearcú asztrild
Italian: Estrilda guancenere
Japanese (romaji): hoogurokaedechou
Japanese: ホオグロカエデチョウ
Kwangali: Siguye
Scientific: Brunhilda [erythronotos or charmosyna], Brunhilda erythronotos, Estrilda [erythronotos or charmosyna], Estrilda erythronotos, Estrilda erythronotos erythronotos, Fringilla erythronotos
Lithuanian: Juodaskruostė astrilda
Dutch: Elfenastrild
Norwegian: Alveastrild
Polish: astryld czarnolicy
Portuguese: Bico-de-lacre-de-faces-pretas
Russian: Чернощёкий астрильд
Slovak: astrilda červenobruchá
Swedish: snårastrild
Swahili: Mshigi Uso-mweusi
Tswana: Sentsipitsipi
Tsonga: Xidzingirhi
Ukrainian: Астрильд чорнощокий
Chinese: 黑颊梅花雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頰梅花雀

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