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Black-cheeked Waxbill - Tranquil Pose A Black-cheeked Waxbill poses on a thorn bush branch.  Black-faced waxbill,Estrilda erythronotos,Namibia,avian,background,beautiful,bird,branch,cute,fantastic,inspire,life,lovely,magnificent,perched,plumage,pose,red,splendor,thorns Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Thank you for paying attention to the small things in Africa! Posted 6 years ago
    1. Thanks for the comment, and you are absolutely welcome. Posted 6 years ago
      1. There are many tags here, but nothing about the location. Posted 6 years ago
        1. Thanks WildFlower. Corrected. Posted 6 years ago
  2. Great species and wonderfully presented Posted 6 years ago
    1. Thanks a lot Wendy. Glad you like it. Posted 6 years ago

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The black-faced waxbill or black-cheeked waxbill is a common species of estrildid finch found in southern Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,300,000 km2.

It is found in Angola, Botswana, Kenya, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The IUCN has classified the species as being of least concern.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by WildFlower
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Uploaded Jan 4, 2015. Captured Aug 20, 2013 10:38 in D2874, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/9.0
  • 1/332s
  • ISO200
  • 500mm