Waxbills (Estrildidae)

White-breasted Negrofinch (Nigrita fusconotus) - HBW 15, p. 305

French: Nigrette à ventre blanc German: Mantelschwärzling Spanish: Negrita Pechiblanca
Other common names: Negrofinch, White-breasted Nigrita/Blackfinch

Taxonomy: Nigrita fusconotus Fraser, 1843, Clarence, Bioko.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • uropygialis Sharpe, 1869 - Guinea-Bissau, extreme SW Mali, SE Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Benin and SW Nigeria.
  • fusconotus Fraser, 1843 - SE Nigeria, Bioko I (Fernando Póo), S Cameroon and extreme SW Central African Republic E to Uganda and W Kenya, S to Gabon, PRCongo, N Angola, SW & SC DRCongo, Rwanda and Burundi.