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[Photo] Common Grenadier (Uraeginthus granatinus), Etosha, Namibia. Common resident in woodland and savannah. Source: Flickr (www.flickr.com/photos/merula/354128794/). Date: Taken on December 6, 2006. Author: Alastair Rae (www.flickr.com/photos/merula/).
The Common Grenadier or Violet-eared Waxbill Uraeginthus granatinus is a common species of estrildid finch found in drier land of Southern Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 2,300,000 km².
It is found in subtropical/ tropical (lowland) dry shrubland and savanna habitats in Angola, Botswana, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
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