Arabian Waxbill Estrilda rufibarba


Christensen, S.; Porter, R. F. 1987. The Arabian Waxbill in North Yemen. Sandgrouse: 98-101.

Jennings, M. C. 1995. An interim atlas of the breeding birds of Arabia. National Commission for Wildlife Conservation and Development, Riyadh.

Martins, R. P.; Bradshaw, C. G.; Brown, A.; Kirwan, G. M.; Porter, R. F. 1996. The status of passerines in southern Yemen and the records of the OSME survey in spring 1993. Sandgrouse 17: 54-72.

Meinertzhagen, R. 1954. Birds of Arabia. Oliver & Boyd, Edinburgh.

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BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Estrilda rufibarba. Downloaded from on 23/01/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/01/2021.