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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Estrildidae.
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Two endemic birds include the rock firefinch (Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis) and the brood-parasitic Jos Plateau indigobird (Vidua maryae).
A new species of Firefinch (Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis) from northern Nigeria and its association with the Jos Plateau Indigobird (Vidua maryae).
A notable non-wetland bird species is the endemic Mali firefinch (Lagonosticta virata), which is found only in Mali and largely confined to the delta area.
Three bird species are considered near-endemic: Dorst's cisticola (Cisticola dorsti, DD), white-crowned robin-chat (Cossypha albicapilla) and Mali firefinch (Lagonosticta virata).
It harbors West Africa’s only population of klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus porteousi EN), as well as several endemic birds and mammals, including the rock firefinch (Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis) and its brood-parasite, the Jos Plateau indigobird (Vidua maryae).