African Silverbill

Euodice cantans

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)

Code 4

AFSI

Code 6

EUOCAN

ITIS

HEAD

African Silverbill Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Black
  • Head pattern: Eyering
  • Crown Color: Tan
  • Forehead Color: Tan
  • Nape Color: Tan
  • Throat Color: Tan
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

African Silverbill Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 11-11 cm (4.3-4.5 in)
  • Weight: 14 g (0.49 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Adult Colors: Tan on head, breast and flanks, rest of underparts pale tan, upperparts dark brown, black-brown on wings, rump and tail.
  • Juvenile Colors: Like adult but darker on throat.
  • Underparts: Pale tan
  • Upperparts: Brown with tan head.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid
African Silverbill Flight Illustration

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Undulating
  • Wingspan Range: 20-22 cm (7.8-8.7 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Brown
  • Leg Color: Pink to pale buff.
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Parts of a Standing bird X
Head Feathers and Markings X
Parts of a Flying bird X