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.
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32 genera, 134 species

1920 files covering
31 genera (97%)
126 species (94%)

 

    695 videos covering
31 genera (97%)
102 species (76%)
    1179 photographs covering
31 genera (97%)
126 species (94%)
    46 sound recordings covering
16 genera (50%)
31 species (23%)
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