Yellow-bellied waxbill

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Yellow-bellied waxbill
Yellow-bellied Waxbill - Mt.Kenya NP - Kenya S4E7308 (22595164179).jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Coccopygia
C. quartinia
Binomial name
Coccopygia quartinia
(Bonaparte, 1850)

Estrilda quartinia

The yellow-bellied waxbill (Coccopygia quartinia) is species of estrildid finch found in Sub-Saharan Africa. The bird is now named yellow-bellied swee.[2]

It breeds in east central and south-eastern Africa. Some taxonomists consider it to be conspecific with the swee waxbill.


  1. ^ BirdLife International 2016. Coccopygia quartinia. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T103815089A104209739. Downloaded on 21 August 2019.
  2. ^ The Internet Bird Collection
  • Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2012. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.7. Downloaded from [1]