Brown twinspot

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Brown twinspot
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Clytospiza
Shelley, 1896
Species: C. monteiri
Binomial name
Clytospiza monteiri
(Hartlaub, 1860)
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The brown twinspot (Clytospiza monteiri) is a common species of estrildid finch found in sub-Saharan Africa. It is the only member of the genus Clytospiza.

It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Nigeria, South Sudan and Uganda. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 1,200,000 km2. The IUCN has classified the species as being of least concern.

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