Orange-cheeked Waxbill - Estrilda melpoda

Length 4.0 in (10.2 cm)
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Orange-cheeked Waxbill is native to western and central Africa. Diet is tiny grass seeds from the ground or by having on the stems and harvesting the ripe or green seeds. They also eat small insects during the breeding season.

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