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Orange-winged Pytilia

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D. Gordon E. Robertson Wikipedia

Golden-backed Pytilia Alternate name
Pytilia afra Scientific name 
Passeriformes. Order
Estrildidae Family   
11cm Length
Lowland dry savanna, moist shrubland & forest in: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Congo, Democratic Rep. of Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zanzibar & Zimbabwe Habitat-Altitude-Range
3-5 white eggs incubated by both parents in 12-13 days. Fledge in 21 about days. Clutch   Eggs
Small seeds. Food   Diet
Usually in pairs or small groups.               Habits
8563 World No
Least Concern Status


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