Jameson's firefinch

Jameson's firefinch (Lagonosticta rhodopareia) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Sub-Saharan Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 2,600,000 km2.

Jameson's firefinch
Female Jamesons Firefinch (Lagonosticta rhodopareia).jpg
A female in Kruger National Park, South Africa
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Lagonosticta
L. rhodopareia
Binomial name
Lagonosticta rhodopareia
(Heuglin, 1868)

It is found in Angola, Botswana, Chad, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The IUCN has classified the species as being of least concern.



  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Lagonosticta rhodopareia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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