Black-rumped Waxbill

Estrilda troglodytes

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Estrildid Finches (Estrildidae)

Code 4

BRWX

Code 6

ESTTRO

ITIS

HEAD

Black-rumped Waxbill Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: Cone
  • Eye Color: Brown
  • Head pattern: Masked
  • Crown Color: Gray-tan
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Black-rumped Waxbill Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 10-11 cm (4-4.5 in)
  • Weight: 8 g (0.28 oz)
  • Size: Very Small (3 - 5 in)
  • Color Primary: Buff
  • Adult Colors: Orange-red bill and long, narrow, red mask, tan-gray crown, back and wings, black rump and upper tail, white throat and vent, rest of underparts pink-tan.
  • Juvenile Colors: Light brown with dark bill.
  • Underparts: Pale pink-gray, white throat.
  • Upperparts: Tan-gray
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid
Black-rumped Waxbill Flight Illustration

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Undulating flight.
  • Wingspan Range: 12-14 cm (4.7-5.5 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid with contrasting outer feathers.
  • Upper Tail: Black with white outer feathers.
  • Under Tail: Black
  • Leg Color: Buff
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