Description The Red-cheeked Cordon Bleu is one of my favorite photo subjects. These waxbills are a striking azure-blue and brown with a longish tail and a dark red bill. The male has a bright red patch on the cheeks. The Red-cheeked Cordon Bleu (Uraeginthus bengalus) measures about 13 cm.
Marlene C. Francia, Kilimani, Nairobi, Kenya Member Since October 2007 Artist Statement documentary videomaker, photographer, anthropologist, traveller, carrot cookie baker, web dabbler, amateur naturalist and birder, frustrated pianist, and occasional gardener