Origin: Africa (Senegal, Gambia, Southeast Africa, West Africa).
Sexes similar. Orange cheeks and red rump are field marks. Crown grey, cheeks orange, back earth-brown,
rump crimson, tail blackish, underpart pale grey, the belly washed yellow. Bill orange-red
Song is a collection of several short notes
'de-de-de-sweea, sweea, sweea' or a 'tsee-ree-ree,