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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Estrildidae.


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  • For example, the endemic Cinderella waxbill (Estrilda thomensis, LR) is restricted to the Kunene Riverbed.

    Kaokoveld desert

  • All the near-endemic species except the Cinderella waxbill (Estrilda thomensis) are restricted to rocky habitats.

    Namibian savanna woodlands

  • Some introduced resident landbirds are waxbill (Estrilda astrild), common myna (Acridotheres tristis), and canary (Serinus flaviventris).

    Ascension scrub and grasslands

  • The area also hosts the threatened black-faced waxbill (Estrilda nogriloris).

    Central Zambezian Miombo woodlands

  • However, the near-endemic bird, Anambra waxbill (Estrilda poliopareia, VU), is considered to be typical of Niger-Cross region.

    Cross-Niger transition forests

  • His hopes are clear; to be a worthy leader of his warband; to protect the border lands from enemy raiders; to marry his betrothed, the beautiful Estrilda; and to support his idolised elder brother Aelfric, heir to the throne.

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  • There he goes in search of Estrilda, thinking to rescue her, but is shocked and hurt to find she has happily abandoned him for a Mercian lord.

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  • But Wulfric is still bound by his betrothal to Estrilda, obliged to avenge his brother Aelfric's murder, and owes a duty of protection to the people on his old lands.

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  • The Abyssinian longclaw is considered near-endemic to this ecoregion, as are the moorland chat (Cercomela sordida), Abyssinian waxbill (Estrilda ochrogaster), moorland francolin (Francolinus psilolaemus), Rueppell's chat (Myrmecocichla melaena), ankober serin (Serinus ankoberensis), and spot-breasted lapwing (Vanellus melanocephalus).

    Ethiopian montane moorlands


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