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Bluebills
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Spermophaga
Swainson, 1837
species

S. poliogenys
S. haematina
S. ruficapilla

The bluebills are the genus Spermophaga of the estrildid finches. These birds are found in tropical Africa. They are gregarious seed-eaters with short, thick, blue and red bills. All have plumage which is mainly crimson and black or dark grey.

The members are:

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