|Western bluebill (Spermophaga haematina)|
The bluebills are the genus Spermophaga of the estrildid finches family. These birds are found in tropical Africa. They are gregarious seed eaters with short, thick, blue and red bills. All have plumage which is mainly crimson and black or dark grey.
The members are:
|Image||Common Name||Scientific name||Distribution|
|Grant's bluebill||Spermophaga poliogenys||Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda.|
|Western bluebill||Spermophaga haematina||Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Côte d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo.|
|Red-headed bluebill||Spermophaga ruficapilla||Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.|
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