(also cutthroat or cutthroat finch)
A small, finchlike African bird of the waxbill family, with speckled brown plumage, a conspicuous crimson throat band, and a rufous belly.
- Amadina fasciata, family Estrildidae.
- Cutthroat finches breed easily, and fast!
- Cut throat finches are shades of light brown with black flecks all-over.
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Syllabification: cut·throat weav·er
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