Dusky crimsonwing

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Dusky crimsonwing
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Cryptospiza
Species: C. jacksoni
Binomial name
Cryptospiza jacksoni
Sharpe, 1902

The dusky crimsonwing (Cryptospiza jacksoni) is a common species of estrildid finch found in Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 78,000 km2.

It is found in the Albertine Rift montane forests.

The binomial name commemorates the English explorer Frederick John Jackson.

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