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Estrildidae
Estrildid finches
family of Passeriformes

latin name german name english name species in collection
Aegintha 1 1
Amadina Amadinen 2 2
Amandava Tigerastrilden 3 3
Brunhilda 1 1
Chloebia Gouldamadinen 1 1
Delacourella 1 1
Emblema Prachtastrilde 1 1
Erythrura Eigentliche Papageiamadinen 6 6
Estrilda Astrilde 9 9
Euodice 2 2
Glaucestrilda 1 1
Lagonosticta 3 3
Lepidopygia 1 1
Lonchura 14 14
Mandingoa 1 1
Neochmia 3 3
Nigrita 1 1
Ortygospiza 1 1
Padda Reisfinken 2 2
Poephila Grasfinken 2 2
Pyrenestes 1 1
Pytilia Streifenastrilde 4 4
Spermestes 3 3
Spermophaga 1 1
Stagonopleura Diamantfinken 1 1
Taeniopygia 2 2
trivial name latin name name specimens
Estrilda melpoda
Estrilda melpoda
Estrilda melpoda 5 5
Black-rumped Waxbill
Estrilda troglodytes
Estrilda troglodytes 2 2
Chestnut-breasted Mannikin
Lonchura castaneothorax
Lonchura castaneothorax 1 1
White-rumped Munia
Lonchura striata
Lonchura striata 3 3
Black-headed Munia
Lonchura malacca
Lonchura malacca 2 2
Red-throated Parrotfinch
Erythrura psittacea
Erythrura psittacea 8 8
Crimson Seedcracker
Pyrenestes sanguineus
Pyrenestes sanguineus 1 1
Red Avadavat
Amandava amandava
Amandava amandava 7 7
Zebra Waxbill
Amandava subflava
Amandava subflava 3 3
Green Avadavat
Amandava formosa
Amandava formosa 1 1
Painted Firetail
Emblema pictum
Emblema pictum 5 5
Gouldian Finch
Chloebia gouldiae
Chloebia gouldiae 11 11
Long-tailed Finch
Poephila acuticauda
Poephila acuticauda 5 5
Black-throated Finch
Poephila cincta
Poephila cincta 1 1
Diamond Firetail
Stagonopleura guttata
Stagonopleura guttata 6 6
Cut-throat
Amadina fasciata
Amadina fasciata 5 5
Red-headed finch
Amadina erythrocephala
Amadina erythrocephala 1 1
Crimson-rumped Waxbill
Estrilda rhodopyga
Estrilda rhodopyga 1 1
Fawn-breasted, Anambra or Abyssinian Waxbill
Estrilda paludicola
Estrilda paludicola 1 1
Swee or Yellow-bellied Waxbill
Estrilda melanotis
Estrilda melanotis 1 1
Black-tailed Waxbill
Estrilda perreini
Estrilda perreini 3 3
Common Waxbill
Estrilda astrild
Estrilda astrild 2 2
Black-crowned Waxbill
Estrilda nonnula
Estrilda nonnula 2 2
Grand Mannikin
Lonchura grandis
Lonchura grandis 1 1
Black-breasted Mannikin
Lonchura teerinki
Lonchura teerinki 2 2
Javan Munia
Lonchura leucogastroides
Lonchura leucogastroides 2 2
Black-faced Munia
Lonchura molucca
Lonchura molucca 2 2
Scaly-breasted Munia
Lonchura punctulata
Lonchura punctulata 3 3
White-spotted Munia
Lonchura leucosticta
Lonchura leucosticta 1 1
Black-headed Munia
Lonchura atricapilla
Lonchura atricapilla 2 2
White-headed Munia
Lonchura maja
Lonchura maja 1 1
Black Munia
Lonchura stygia
Lonchura stygia 1 1
Grey-crowned Munia
Lonchura nevermanni
Lonchura nevermanni 1 1
Plum-headed Finch
Neochmia modesta
Neochmia modesta 4 4
Star Finch
Neochmia ruficauda
Neochmia ruficauda 5 5
Common Crimson Finch
Neochmia phaeton
Neochmia phaeton 2 2
Pin-tailed Parrotfinch
Erythrura prasina
Erythrura prasina 2 2
Tricolored Parrotfinch
Erythrura tricolor
Erythrura tricolor 2 2
Blue-faced Parrotfinch
Erythrura trichroa
Erythrura trichroa 2 2
Red-headed Parrotfinch
Erythrura cyaneovirens
Erythrura cyaneovirens 1 1
Fiji Parrotfinch
Erythrura pealii
Erythrura pealii 1 1
Java sparrow
Padda oryzivora
Padda oryzivora 4 4
Timor Sparrow
Padda fuscata
Padda fuscata 3 3
Double-barred Finch
Taeniopygia bichenovii
Taeniopygia bichenovii 3 3
Zebra finch
Taeniopygia guttata
Taeniopygia guttata 10 10
Red-billed Firefinch
Lagonosticta senegala
Lagonosticta senegala 4 4
African firefinch
Lagonosticta rubricata
Lagonosticta rubricata 1 1
Bar-breasted Firefinch
Lagonosticta rufopicta
Lagonosticta rufopicta 1 1
Yellow-winged pytilia
Pytilia hypogrammica
Pytilia hypogrammica 3 3
Red-winged Pytilia
Pytilia phoenicoptera
Pytilia phoenicoptera 1 1
Orange-winged Pytilia
Pytilia afra
Pytilia afra 1 1
Green-winged Pytilia
Pytilia melba
Pytilia melba 2 2
Green-backed Twinspot
Mandingoa nitidula
Mandingoa nitidula 2 2
Madagascar Munia
Lepidopygia nana
Lepidopygia nana 1 1
African Silverbill
Euodice cantans
Euodice cantans 2 2
White-throated Munia
Euodice malabarica
Euodice malabarica 2 2
Black-and-white Munia
Spermestes bicolor
Spermestes bicolor 4 4
Bronze Munia
Spermestes cucullata
Spermestes cucullata 1 1
Magpie Munia
Spermestes fringilloides
Spermestes fringilloides 1 1
Black-cheeked Waxbill
Brunhilda erythronotos
Brunhilda erythronotos 2 2
Black-faced Quailfinch
Ortygospiza atricollis
Ortygospiza atricollis 2 2
Red-browed Firetail
Aegintha temporalis
Aegintha temporalis 2 2
Chestnut-breasted Negrofinch
Nigrita bicolor
Nigrita bicolor 2 2
Grey-headed Oliveback
Delacourella capistrata
Delacourella capistrata 2 2
Lavender Waxbill
Glaucestrilda coerulescens
Glaucestrilda coerulescens 4 4

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