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Neochmia
File:Redbrowedfiretail.jpg
Red-browed Finch
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Neochmia
G.R. Gray, 1849
species

N. temporalis
N. phaeton
N. ruficauda
N. modesta

Neochmia is a genus of estrildid finches found in Australasia. They are gregarious seed-eaters with short, thick, but pointed bills. The members are:

In other genera

Red-browed Finch and Plum-headed Finch are sometimes placed in this genus.

References



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