Waxbills (Estrildidae)

Black-rumped Waxbill (Estrilda troglodytes) - HBW 15, p. 317

French: Astrild cendré German: Grauastrild Spanish: Estrilda Culinegra
Other common names: Red-eared/Pink-cheeked/Grey Waxbill

Taxonomy: F.[ringilla] Troglodytes M. H. C. Lichtenstein, 1823, Senegambia.
Monotypic.

Distribution: S Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, S Mali, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana (to coast in S), Togo, Benin, N Nigeria, S Chad, N Central African Republic, S Sudan, W Ethiopia, W Eritrea, NE DRCongo, Uganda and SW Kenya.Introduced in Caribbean (Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, Martinique) and in Hawaiian Is.

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