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

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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