An African common waxbill.
waxbill definition by Webster's New World
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any of a group of small, Old World passerine birds (family Estrildidae) with waxy pink, scarlet, or white bills: some species are kept as cage birds
waxbill definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Any of various tropical Old World birds of the genus Estrilda and related genera, having a short, often brightly colored waxy beak.