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Red-billed Firefinch

Lagonosticta senegala (Linnaeus, 1766)

The Red-billed Firefinch or Senegal Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala) is a small passerine bird. This estrildid finch is a resident breeding bird in most of sub-Saharan Africa with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 10,000,000 km². This species was introduced to Egypt, however, the introduced population has become extinct. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Estrildidae
Genus:
  Lagonosticta

Scientific:
  Lagonosticta senegala

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.320

Protonym:
  Fringilla Senegala

Avibase ID:
  B4A4E4BF42395ED1

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: 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
  • Show more...
English:
Red-billed Firefinch
Czech:
amarant malý
German:
Senegalamarant
Danish:
Amarant
Spanish:
Amaranta Senegalesa
Finnish:
ruusupeippo
French:
Amarante du Sénégal
Icelandic:
Logastrildi
Italian:
Amaranto beccorosso
Japanese:
kougyokuchou
Japanese:
コウギョクチョウ
Dutch:
Vuurvinkje
Norwegian:
Rødnebbamarant
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Raudnebbamarant
Polish:
amarantka czerwonodzioba
Portuguese:
Granadeiro de bico vermelho
Russian:
Крошечный амарант
Slovak:
amarant červenozobý
Swedish:
rödnäbbad amarant
Ukrainian:
Амарант червонодзьобий
Chinese:
红嘴火雀


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]
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]
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 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:
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eBird version 2018:
Red-billed Firefinch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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 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:
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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:
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:
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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]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Red-billed Fire-Finch ( Lagonosticta senegala) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Lagonosticta senegala [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Lagonosticta senegala [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
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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Afrikaans: Rooibekvuurvinkie, Rooibekvuurvinkie (Rooibekrobbin)
Catalan: amaranta del Senegal, Pinsà roig becvermell
Czech: Amarant malý
Danish: Amarant
German: Amarant, Senegal Amarant, Senegalamarant, Senegal-Amarant
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 (IOC): Red-billed Firefinch
English (Kenya): Red-billed Firefinch
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
Finnish: ruusu, Ruusupeippo, tuliruusupeippo
French: Amarante à bec rouge, Amarante commun, Amarante du Sénégal, Amaranthe à bec rouge, Sénégali amarante, Sénégali rouge
Hungarian: vöröscsőrű tűzpinty
Icelandic: Logastrildi
Italian: Amaranto beccorosso, Fringuello sanguineo
Japanese: kougyokuchou
Japanese: コウギョクチョウ
Scientific: Estrilda senegala, Fringilla Senegala, Lagonosticta senegala, Lagonosticta senegala senegala, Lagonosticta senegalia
Lithuanian: Senegalinis amarantas, Senegalinis ugniažvirblis
Latvian: sarkanknābja ugunsžubīte
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): Peito-de-fogo
Russian: Крошечный амарант, обыкновенный амарант
Slovak: Amarant červenozobý
Slovenian: Amaranta
Serbian: Senegalska amaranta
Sotho, Southern: Borane
Swedish: Amarant, Rödnäbbad amarant
Swahili: Mtolondo Domo-jekundu
Turkish: Senegal ateşbülbülü
Tsonga: Xidzingirhi
Ukrainian: Амарант червонодзьобий
Chinese: 红嘴火雀
Chinese (Traditional): 紅嘴火雀

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