Estrilda

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch or German astrild, based on Afrikaans astrild, estrelda, astrilda, local names for the African waxbill.

Proper noun[edit]

Estrilda f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Estrildidae.

References[edit]

  • Gill, F. and Wright, M. (2006) Birds of the World: Recommended English Names, Princeton University Press, ISBN 978-0691128276
  • Jobling, James (2010: Helm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names, p. 57