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Poephila
File:Poephila acuticauda - Bird Walk.jpg
Long-tailed Finch, Poephila acuticauda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Estrildidae
Genus: Poephila
Gould, 1842
species

P. acuticauda
P. cincta
P. personata

Poephila is an Australian genus of the estrildid finches. The members are:

These are birds of dry open grassland. The adults have pinkish underparts, buff or brown upperparts, a black tail and lower belly, and white rumps uppertail coverts and undertail coverts.

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