Common Waxbill (Estrilda astrild)

Common Waxbill

It is a smallish finch, with a red bill, long tail, and short wings. The plumage is almost entirely gray, accentuated by gray-brown bars, a dark vent, and conspicuous red mask. Often occurring in vocal groups in reedy and grassy areas in its African range, otherwise, in urban areas. It has been … Read more

Facts You Should Know About the Blue Waxbill

Blue Waxbill

The Blue Waxbill is known for various names: The Uraeginthus angolensis, Southern Blue Waxbill, Southern Cordon Bleu, Blue-breasted Waxbill, Blue-cheeked Cordon Bleu, Blue-breasted Cordon Bleu, and Angola Cordon Bleu. It is an indigenous species that is found in the southern region of the African continent. This Blue Waxbill was first described in … Read more