Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch

Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch inhabits subtropical/ tropical forest, mangrove and shrubland habitats of Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, São Tomé and Príncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo & Uganda. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern.

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

The Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch (Nigrita bicolor) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 3,000,000 km². More

Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch bobbing in display, and a pair of Black-headed Bee-eaters. Our first morning at Lekoni was dark and grey, as a heavy electrical storm brought driving rain. Fortunately it soon passed and although we lost a little birding time the rest of the day was cool, keeping birds active. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Estrildidae
Genus : Nigrita
Species : bicolor
Authority : (Hartlaub, 1844)