It is often seen with other bird species, such as the Red-cheeked Cordon-bleu.. The combination of a red bill, yellow-green eye-ring, and brown (not black) undertail are characteristic of this firefinch. The bill is pink, and there is a yellow eye-ring. The Red-billed Firefinch or Senegal Firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala) is found in most of sub-Saharan Africa, where it occurs in open grassland and cultivation, as well as frequenting urban areas.. Souhaitez-vous les transférer vers votre profil d’entreprise ? The birds also eat insects. Its soft queet-queet call is a familiar African sound. Faites l’expérience d’Adobe Stock avec 10 images offertes, Red-Billed Firefinch, lagonosticta senegala, Female. The red-billed firefinch or Senegal firefinch (Lagonosticta senegala) is a small passerine bird. The song is a rising chick-pea-pea-pea. Its soft queet-queet call is a familiar African sound. [2], In 1760 the French zoologist Mathurin Jacques Brisson included a description of the red-billed firefinch in his Ornithologie based on a specimen collected in Senegal. {"371766915":{"content_id":"371766915","title":"Red-Billed Firefinch, lagonosticta senegala, Female","content_type_id":1,"content_type":"image\/jpeg","content_thumb_url":"https:\/\/as2.ftcdn.net\/jpg\/03\/71\/76\/69\/160_F_371766915_Rei3wyQqpalq0PHn4tFiK8VLHIv7dh2u.jpg","content_thumb_large_url":"https:\/\/as2.ftcdn.net\/jpg\/03\/71\/76\/69\/500_F_371766915_Rei3wyQqpalq0PHn4tFiK8VLHIv7dh2u.jpg","content_height":415,"content_width":500,"content_original_height":4020,"content_original_width":4843,"format":"jpeg","comp_file_path":"https:\/\/stock.adobe.com\/fr\/Download\/Watermarked\/371766915","author":"slowmotiongli","author_url":"\/fr\/search?creator_id=206359695","content_url":"https:\/\/stock.adobe.com\/fr\/images\/red-billed-firefinch-lagonosticta-senegala-female\/371766915","content_path":"\/fr\/images\/red-billed-firefinch-lagonosticta-senegala-female\/371766915","is_purchasable":true,"is_template":false,"is_chin_below":false,"is_video":false,"is_3D":false,"is_image":true,"is_vector":false,"is_audio":false,"is_illustrative":false,"is_similar_id":false,"is_similarity_search_allowed":true,"is_offensive":false,"possible_licenses":[1,2],"asset_type":"Image","category":{"id":1,"name":"Animaux"},"premium_level":{"1":"image|standard|core|full|PT1","2":"image|extended|core|full|PT5"},"premium_level_id":0,"meta_description":"Red-Billed Firefinch, lagonosticta senegala, Female - Acheter cette photo libre de droit et d\u00e9couvrir des images similaires sur Adobe Stock","is_rush_mobile_compatible":false,"thumbnail_url":"https:\/\/t4.ftcdn.net\/jpg\/03\/71\/76\/69\/360_F_371766915_Rei3wyQqpalq0PHn4tFiK8VLHIv7dh2u.jpg","thumbnail_width":434,"thumbnail_height":360,"is_lazy_loaded":false,"can_license_with_cct_pro":true,"file_extension":"jpeg","getSubtypeLabel":null,"is_licensed":false,"media_type_label":"Photo","video_small_preview_url":null,"order_key":null,"category_hierarchy":"Animaux","is_free":false,"avatar":null,"artist_page_url":"\/fr\/contributor\/206359695\/slowmotiongli?load_type=author","is_premium":false,"extended_license_price":"63,99\u00a0\u20ac","downloaded":false,"default_license_id":1,"license_details":{"1":{"product_key":"\/Applications\/StockPT1","license_price":"","facing_price":"","downloaded":false},"2":{"product_key":"\/Applications\/StockPT5","license_price":"63,99\u00a0\u20ac","facing_price":"","downloaded":false}},"is_allowed_and_purchasable":false,"is_quotable":false,"is_not_allowed_by_org_admin":false}}. The red-billed firefinch is 10 cm (3.9 in) in length. [3] Although Brisson coined Latin names, these do not conform to the binomial system and are not recognised by the International Commission on Zoological Nomenclature. [5] The species is now placed in the genus Lagonosticta that was introduced by the German ornithologists Jean Cabanis in 1851.[6]. This estrildid finch is a resident breeding bird in most of Sub-Saharan Africa with an estimated global extent of occurrence of 10,000,000 km2. Un lien pour définir votre mot de passe a été envoyé à : Nous avons trouvé un historique des licences, des crédits ou une formule d’abonnement dans votre profil personnel. [4] One of these was the red-billed firefinch. There is a small red patch in front of both eyes, with the bill also being pink. The adult male has entirely scarlet plumage apart from brown wings. 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