The blue waxbill (Uraeginthus angolensis), also called blue-breasted cordon-bleu, is a common species of estrildid finch found in Southern Africa. The powder-blue face, breast and flanks are diagnostic. Female is dowdier than male but also shows blue underparts. Call is a soft 'seee-seee', often repeated as bird flits through the lower parts of bush and scrub. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 3,600,000 km².

It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, São Tomé and Príncipe, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The status of the species is evaluated as Least Concern.
Southern Cordonbleu
Date Location Count
2021-02-19 07:36Mokuti Lodge2
2021-02-19 06:49Okonjima Nature Reserve2
2021-03-04 10:36Windhoek National Botanical Gardens4
2021-02-23 07:06Arebbusch Lodge
2021-02-24 05:29Okavango Delta--Mombo/Little Mombo Camp12
2021-03-07 10:04Victoria Falls (Zambia side)4
2021-02-20 07:40Lilayi Lodge
2021-02-27 10:36Lake Kariba @ Siavonga
2021-03-07 06:25South Luangwa NP--Mfuwe Lodge
2021-02-26 07:26Mokolo Dam Nature Reserve1
2021-02-12 10:36Marakele NP--Bontle Campsite
2021-03-01 07:50Marakele NP2
2021-03-05 06:28Blouberg Nature Reserve12
2021-02-27 09:41Mabalingwe1
2021-03-05 06:26Kgomo-Kgomo9
2021-03-07 08:03Wolfhuiskraal to Kgomo-Kgomo4
2021-02-28 06:10Sondela Nature Reserve2
2021-02-13 06:25Nylsvley Nature Reserve--Vogelfontein1
2021-02-11 09:40Houtrivier Dam2
2021-02-20 06:33Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve12
2021-03-07 07:36Polokwane GR4
2021-02-14 06:14Mkhombo Nature Reserve2
2021-02-22 06:23Wamba Marsh3
2021-02-07 12:19Kruger NP--Pafuri Gate to Luvuvhu River/H1-91
2021-02-26 10:45Kruger NP--Punda Maria Camp3
2021-02-22 06:12Kruger NP--Bridge over Luvuvhu River
2021-02-26 06:00Kruger NP--Sirheni Bushveld Camp5
2021-02-25 15:00Kruger NP--Shingwedzi Camp5
2021-02-21 15:37Kruger NP--Kanniedood Dam2
2021-02-22 08:42Kruger NP-- Tropic of Capricorn Loop1
2021-02-25 13:10Kruger NP--Mopani Camp3
2021-02-23 05:55Kruger NP--Nshawu Vlei
2021-02-17 18:17Hoedspruit Wildlife Estate4
2021-02-26 06:58Manyeleti Game Reserve6
2021-03-06 05:39Kruger NP--S401
2021-02-11 05:13Singita Ebony Lodge20
2021-02-10 05:15Mala-Mala Game Reserve30
2021-02-25 09:24Kruger NP--Skukuza Camp
2021-02-27 15:03Kruger NP--Skukuza-Nkuhlu Road/H4-16
2021-02-28 15:58Kruger NP--Malelane to Afsaal/H34
2021-02-25 07:10Kruger NP--Leeupan
2021-03-02 11:31Kruger NP--Timfenheni Loop/S121
2021-02-26 07:19Kruger NP--Duke waterhole
2021-02-28 11:42Albert Falls NR8
2021-02-10 07:55KaMsholo Bushveld Safaris (formerly Nisela Safaris)1
2021-02-13 05:59Pietermaritzburg--Bisley Road2
2021-02-13 07:08Pietermaritzburg--Bisley Valley NR4
2021-02-07 05:34Manyoni GR (please be more specific)5
2021-02-06 13:01Mkhuze GR (please be more specific)
2021-02-12 06:11Phinda GR
2021-03-05 12:00Dunes de Dovela6