Abyssinian crimsonwing

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Abyssinian crimsonwing
Abyssinian Crimsonwing (Cryptospiza salvadorii) (male).jpg
A male photographed in Tanzania
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Cryptospiza
Species: C. salvadorii
Binomial name
Cryptospiza salvadorii
Reichenow, 1892

The Abyssinian crimsonwing (Cryptospiza salvadorii) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 190,000 km².

It is found in Burundi, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

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