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Red-billed Firefinch

Lagonosticta senegala (Linnaeus, 1766)

The red-billed firefinch or Senegal firefinch is a small seed-eating bird in the family Estrildidae. This is a resident breeding bird in most of Sub-Saharan Africa with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 10,000,000 km2. It was introduced to Egypt, but the population there has become extinct. It was also introduced to southern Algeria where it is currently expanding northward. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
   Lagonosticta
Scientific:
  Lagonosticta senegala


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.320

Protonym:
  Fringilla Senegala

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/42946516


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B4A4E4BF42395ED1

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B4A4E4BF

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B4A4E4BF


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 560652

Geographic range:

  • Lagonosticta senegala senegala: Cape Verde Islands; Senegal and Mali to Nigeria
  • Lagonosticta senegala rhodopsis: eastern Mali to western Sudan, northern and western South Sudan, Eritrea, and western Ethiopia
  • Lagonosticta senegala [rendalli or pallidicrissa]: S Angola to s Tanzania, Natal, and n-central Cape Province
  • Lagonosticta senegala ruberrima: Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, ne Zambia, Democratic Republic of the Congo and ne Angola
  • Lagonosticta senegala brunneiceps: southeastern South Sudan, and central Ethiopia
  • Lagonosticta senegala somaliensis: SE Ethiopia and Somalia
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English:
Red-billed Firefinch
Catalan:
amaranta del Senegal
Czech:
amarant rudozobý
Danish:
Amarant
German:
Senegalamarant
Spanish:
Amaranta Senegalesa
Spanish (Spain):
Amaranta Senegalesa
Finnish:
ruusupeippo
French:
Amarante du Sénégal
Croatian:
crvenokljuna estrilda
Hungarian:
vöröscsőrű tűzpinty
Icelandic:
Logastrildi
Italian:
Amaranto beccorosso
Japanese (romaji):
kougyokuchou
Japanese:
コウギョクチョウ
Lithuanian:
Senegalinis amarantas
Dutch:
Vuurvinkje
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudnebbamarant
Norwegian:
Rødnebbamarant
Polish:
amarantka czerwonodzioba
Portuguese:
peito-de-fogo
Russian:
Крошечный амарант
Slovak:
amarant červenozobý
Serbian:
Senegalska amaranta
Swedish:
rödnäbbad amarant
Ukrainian:
Амарант червонодзьобий
Chinese:
红嘴火雀
Chinese (Traditional):
紅嘴火雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Amarante du Sénégal ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Amarante du Sénégal ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Red-billed Waxbill ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Red-billed Waxbill ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Red-billed Fire Finch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Red-billed Fire Finch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-billed Fire-Finch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Lagonosticta senegala [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Lagonosticta senegala [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Lagonosticta senegala [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lagonosticta senegala [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Lagonosticta senegala [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Rooibekvuurvinkie, Rooibekvuurvinkie (Rooibekrobbin)
Belarusian: Звычайны амарант
Bulgarian: Сенегалски амарант
Catalan: amaranta del Senegal, Pinsà roig becvermell
Czech: Amarant malý, amarant rudozobý
Welsh: Llinos dân bicoch
Danish: Amarant
German: Amarant, Senegal Amarant, Senegalamarant, Senegal-Amarant
Greek: Πυρόσπιζα, Πυρρόσπιζα της Σενεγάλης
English: African Fire Finch, Common Firefinch, Red-Billed Finch, Red-billed Fire Finch, Redbilled Firefinch, Red-billed Firefinch, Red-billed Fire-Finch, Red-billed Waxbill, Senegal Firefinch
English, HBW: Red-billed Firefinch
English (IOC): Red-billed Firefinch
English (Kenya): Red-billed Firefinch
English (United States): Red-billed Firefinch
Esperanto: Ruĝbeka fajrofringo, Senegala lagonostikto
Spanish: Amaranta Senegalesa, Astrilda Sanguíneo, Bengali Senegalés, Bengalí Senegalés, Pinzón Candela de Pico Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Amaranta Senegalesa
Spanish (HBW): Amaranta senegalesa
Estonian: akaatsia-leekamadiin, Akaatsia-leetamadiin
Finnish: ruusu, Ruusupeippo, tuliruusupeippo
French: Amarante à bec rouge, Amarante commun, Amarante du Sénégal, Amaranthe à bec rouge, Sénégali amarante, Sénégali rouge
Frisian: Fjoervinksje
Irish: Glasán tine gobdhearg
Galician: Amaranta do Senegal
Hebrew: פרושית אדומת-מקור
Croatian: crvenokljuna estrilda
Hungarian: Vörös amarant, vöröscsőrű tűzpinty
Icelandic: Logastrildi
Italian: Amaranto beccorosso, Fringuello sanguineo
Japanese (romaji): kougyokuchou
Japanese: コウギョクチョウ
Kirghiz: кызыл таранчы
Scientific: Estrilda senegala, Fringilla Senegala, Lagonosticta senegala, Lagonosticta senegala senegala, Lagonosticta senegalia
Lithuanian: Senegalinis amarantas, Senegalinis ugniažvirblis
Latvian: sarkanknābja ugunsžubīte
Macedonian: Сенегалска огнена ѕвингалка
Maltese: isponsun tad-dawl tal-munqar aħmar
Dutch: Vuurvink, Vuurvinkje
Norwegian Nynorsk: Raudnebbamarant
Norwegian: Amarant, Rødnebbamarant
Polish: amarantka czerwonodzioba, amarantka senegalska
Portuguese: Granadeiro de bico vermelho, Granadeiro-de-bico-vermelho, peito-de-fogo, Peito-de-fogo-de-bico-vermelho
Portuguese (Portugal): granadeiro-de-bico-vermelho, Peito-de-fogo
Rhaeto-Romance: Amarant dal bec cotschen
Russian: Крошечный амарант, обыкновенный амарант
Northern Sami: Dollabeibboš, Ruvsobeibboš
Slovak: Amarant červenozobý
Slovenian: Amaranta
Serbian: Senegalska amaranta
Sotho, Southern: Borane
Swedish: Amarant, Rödnäbbad amarant
Swahili: Mtolondo Domo-jekundu
Turkish: Senegal ateşbülbülü, Senegal ateşispinozu
Tsonga: Xidzingirhi
Ukrainian: Амарант червонодзьобий
Chinese: 红嘴火雀
Chinese (Traditional): 紅嘴火雀

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