Quantcast

Passeriformes

Waxbills (Estrildidae)

HBW 15, p. 234

  • Small passerines with short bill, short rounded wings, some species with plumage dull brown or grey, many brightly coloured and boldly patterned.
  • Afrotropical, Oriental and Australasian Regions and tropical Pacific islands.
  • Open grassland and marshy areas to open woodland and rainforest.
  • 32 genera, 134 species, 314 taxa.
  • 7 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
  • 7
  • 6
  • 121
waxbills-estrildidae.jpg

List of species:

Sort and Filter [ + ]

Family statistics

32 genera, 134 species

2166 files covering
31 genera (97%)
127 species (95%)

 

    725 videos covering
31 genera (97%)
103 species (77%)
    1389 photographs covering
31 genera (97%)
127 species (95%)
    52 sound recordings covering
17 genera (53%)
34 species (25%)
134 127 95 103 77 127 95 34 25


Highlighted photographs