Comoros fody

The Comoros fody (Foudia eminentissima), also known as the red-headed fody, is a species of passerine bird in the family Ploceidae. It is found in the Comoros. The taxon aldabrana, was previously often considered a subspecies of the Comoros fody. Previously, the forest fody from Madagascar was considered a subspecies of the Comoros fody.

Comoros fody
Foudia eminentissima algondae 1868.jpg
Red-headed fody on a 2011 stamp of Seychelles
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Foudia
F. eminentissima
Binomial name
Foudia eminentissima
Bonaparte, 1851


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Foudia eminentissima". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T103811224A94613700. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T103811224A94613700.en. Retrieved 17 November 2021.

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