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Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala The Red-headed Finch (Amadina erythrocephala) (also known as the Paradise Finch or the Red-headed Weaver) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,600,000 km?. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.....Males have vibrant red heads and chests while the females are duller. The resemblance to the Cutthroat finch is unmistakable. The Red Head and Cut-throat Finch are the only members of the genus Amadina. Amadinas with their heavy beaks resemble members of the Lonchura, so they are actually more closely related to the Pytilias such as the Melba finch. Amadina erythrocephala,Estrildidae,Finch,Geotagged,Namibia,Red-headed Finch,africa,namibia,passeriformes Click/tap to enlarge

Red-headed Finch - Amadina erythrocephala

The Red-headed Finch (Amadina erythrocephala) (also known as the Paradise Finch or the Red-headed Weaver) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,600,000 km?. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.....Males have vibrant red heads and chests while the females are duller. The resemblance to the Cutthroat finch is unmistakable. The Red Head and Cut-throat Finch are the only members of the genus Amadina. Amadinas with their heavy beaks resemble members of the Lonchura, so they are actually more closely related to the Pytilias such as the Melba finch.

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The Red-headed Finch is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,600,000 kmĀ². It is found in Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa and Zimbabwe.

Males have vibrant red heads and chests while the females are duller. The resemblance to the Cutthroat finch is unmistakable. The Red Head and Cut-throat Finch are the only members of the genus Amadina. Amadinas with their heavy beaks resemble members of the Lonchura,.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca
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By Massimiliano Maxfear Sticca

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Uploaded Dec 28, 2014. Captured Aug 24, 2012 11:38 in Etosha National Park, C38, Namibia.
  • NIKON D3S
  • f/9.0
  • 1/800s
  • ISO500
  • 850mm