Waxbills (Estrildidae)

Pink-throated Twinspot (Hypargos margaritatus) - HBW 15, p. 333

French: Sénégali de Verreaux German: Perlastrild Spanish: Estrilda Golirrosa
Other common names: Rosy/Verreaux's Twinspot

Taxonomy: Spermophaga margaritata Strickland, 1844, Madagascar; error = Coguno, Inhambane district, Mozambique.
Forms a superspecies with H. niveoguttatus. Monotypic.

Distribution: S Mozambique (S of R Save), NE South Africa (E Limpopo S to N KwaZulu-Natal) and E Swaziland.