Black-bellied (Black-billed) Firefinch - Lagonosticta Rara


Black-bellied (Black-billed) Firefinch - Lagonosticta Rara
Black-bellied (Black-billed) Firefinch - Lagonosticta Rara
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Identifications:
Adult male: dull crimson except for brighter rump and uppertail covert; center of lower breast to lower flanks and undertail coverts black. Adult female: grey head and face; bright red spot on lores, pale buff throat, pinkish upper parts, blackish from lower belly to undertail.
Song:
Song a variable jumble of low-pitched phrases and a Greenfinch-like trilling ending with a whistling 'tyee-tyee-tyee' or 'tew-tew-tew".
Call:
Call is a repeated sharp 'chek' or 'tseeay' also a soft nasal 'keeyh' or 'squeer'.