BROWN FIREFINCH

(Lagonosticta nitidula)

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Roberts VI / VII 843 / 886
Clements 2000 193.0310
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
162-32

 

 
A very small bird (10 cm), distributed from northern Botswana and Namibia to Zaire and Tanzania. It is a locally uncommon resident. It inhabits riverine forest and adjacent thickets and is found is pairs. It eats seeds and is possibly the host to the Violet Widowfinch.

 

List of Stamps showing Brown Firefinch

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No stamps issued