Lavender Waxbill - Estrilda caerulescens

Length 3.9 in (10.0 cm)
Weight 0.3-0.5 oz (8-15.1 g)
Clutch Size 4-6
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
Continents:AF, Islands

The Lavender Waxbill is found in subtropical/tropical dry shrublands in West Africa and have been introduced to Hawaii. Their body is mostly gray, the face has a black eyestripe, flanks have a few small white spots, and the rump. tail and tail coverts are red. Bill is red to black, legs and feet are gray.

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