African (Blue-billed/Dark) Firefinch - Lagonosticta Rubricata


African (Blue-billed/Dark) Firefinch - Lagonosticta Rubricata
African (Blue-billed/Dark) Firefinch - Lagonosticta Rubricata
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Identifications:
Adult male has dark grey from crown to nape, pale pink base to bill, black vent and undertail-coverts. Adult female is paler or less intensely red than male.
Song:
Song given by both sexes consists of various ringing notes repeated in a random sequence, interspersed with squeaky whistles, trills, and warbles.
Call:
Most frequent calls are a rising trilling twitter, loosely interpreted as 'trrrrrrrr-t', or a simple 'trrrrr', and a loud ringing 'chew-chew-chew'.