The Finch Weekly

Waxbills – The Purple Grenadier

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The Firefinch Family

When you see most of the firefinch family, there’s little doubt how these small Estrildid finches got their name – their bright red plumage.  There are a total of eleven species in the family, which has the Latin name Lagonosticta, some of which are found in captivity with others less so. Red-billed firefinch Perhaps the […]