Crimson-rumped Waxbill

It is found in Burundi, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania & Uganda. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

The Crimson-rumped Waxbill is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Crimson-rumped Waxbill has a dark bill, red rump and some red on the wings and tail. The Black-lored Waxbill (found only in the Democratic Republic of Congo) has a black rather than red stripe through the eye. The Common Waxbill has a variety of twittering and buzzing calls and a distinctive high-pitched flight-call. The simple song is harsh and nasal and descends on the last note. More

the Crater, contact calls, 90% Crimson-rumped Waxbills and 10% Common Waxbills in the flock Equipment Notes - Locations - No locations found with lat/longMap settings A. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Estrildidae
Genus : Estrilda
Species : rhodopyga
Authority : Sundevall, 1850