Stagonopleura

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Stagonopleura
Stagonopleura bella male - Melaleuca.jpg
Beautiful firetail
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Stagonopleura
L. Reichenbach, 1850
species

S. bella
S. oculata
S. guttata

Stagonopleura is an Australian genus of the estrildid finches. It is sometimes absorbed into Emblema. The members are:

They are very similar in appearance, with short red bills, brown upperparts, red rumps and uppertail coverts, and barred or spotted underparts.

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