Black-faced Firefinch - Lagonosticta larvata


Black-faced Firefinch - Lagonosticta larvata
Black-faced Firefinch - Lagonosticta larvata
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Identifications:
The male's mask formed by the black cheeks and throat is a field mark. Upperparts grey but rump and tail dull crimson. Underparts grey, with white dots on the sides of the breast. Female has dull brown upperparts and buffish underparts, lacks the black mask but has the crimson tail.
Song:
The song is given by both sexes, consists of vairous ringing notes repeated in a random sequence, interspersed with squeaky whistles, trills, and warbles.
Call:
A series of two clear whistled notes sung together, the first one low and slurred down and the second high and slurred up.