DE: Perlastrild, NL: Roze druppelastrilde (Parelastrilde), FR: Sénégali de Verreaux,
ES: Pinzón Dos Puntos Rosado, IT: Amaranto rosa, PT: Pintadinha de garganta rosa,
DK: Perleastrild, SW: Pärlastrild, NO: Rosenastrild, FI: Ruusuhelmipeipp,
PL: Kroplik rózowy, CZ: Vlockovník perlickový, HU: Gyöngyös asztril
Origin: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, South-Africa
Length: 12 cm
Food: Seeds of grass, small seeds of other plants, and insects are on the daily menu. Especially when they have young, they consume plenty of insects.
Very shy birds. At the slightest sign of danger they slip away into the greenery or take any other kind of cover, just to be out of sight. They live in pairs, also sometimes with their young until these are fully independent and go their own way. They always stay near the undergrowth, vanishing as soon as they sense trouble stirring.