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Violet-eared Waxbill female - Posing Colors A Violet-eared Waxbill female poses with colors vibrant and bright.  Photographed in the wilds of Namibia, southwestern Africa.  These small birds are very quick and will only gather in flocks around watering holes.   Geotagged,Namibia,Uraeginthus granatinus,Violet-eared waxbill,beautiful,colorful,pose,purple,vibrant,violet Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Violet-eared Waxbill female - Posing Colors

A Violet-eared Waxbill female poses with colors vibrant and bright. Photographed in the wilds of Namibia, southwestern Africa. These small birds are very quick and will only gather in flocks around watering holes.

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  1. You're at it again! What a spectacular series :) Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks for your kind words ... really great to hear such wonderful things. I will be out again for another 10 days, so have to do a bit of speedy uploads. Glad you like it. Posted 4 years ago

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The violet-eared waxbill or common grenadier is a common species of estrildid finch found in drier land of Southern Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 2,300,000 kmĀ².

The phylogeny has been obtained by Antonio Arnaiz-Villena et al.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Living Wild
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Uploaded Jan 17, 2015. Captured Oct 8, 2012 14:05 in D2874, Namibia.
  • Canon EOS REBEL T2i
  • f/8.0
  • 1/512s
  • ISO320
  • 300mm