Appearance Crimson-rumped Waxbill are a tiny, 4" (10cm) bird, with very finely barred brown plumage on top, while the underparts are again finely barred, but a pale buff. Red rump and eye-streak, along with parts of the wings and tail. Its bill is either black or gray. Eyes are brown.
Habits Crimson-rumped Waxbill are seen in small groups, flying from grass clump to grass clump.
Diet Crimson-rumped Waxbill eat grass seed.
Resident Crimson-rumped Waxbill are found in the west of Kenya, below 1,800 metres. Often seen near water, in thickets, tall grasslands and cultivated areas.
Extra Crimson-rumped Waxbill Facts Crimson-rumped Waxbill are not seen in arid areas, unless there has been recent heavy rainfall.