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
2020-02-11 15:25Tambuti Lodge3
2020-02-25 15:10Mahango Game Reserve1
2020-02-23 17:27Caprivi Mutoya Lodge2
2020-02-17 05:45Zambezi NP2
2020-02-23 06:13Camp Nkwazi2
2020-02-16 15:35Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe side)2
2020-02-24 15:41Victoria Falls (Zambia side)3
2020-02-12 14:02Hwange NP--Deteema2
2020-01-31 06:30Hwange NP--Lukosi Safari Camp2
2020-02-02 08:40Lazy J Ranch (Restricted Access - Permit Required)9
2020-01-30 16:00Hwange National Park--Hwange Main Camp2
2020-02-05 08:30Tarangire NP1
2020-02-22 05:24Marakele NP
2020-02-17 14:56Lapalala Game Reserve
2020-01-30 07:32Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve1
2020-02-09 10:11Kgomo-Kgomo2
2020-02-11 08:00Hondo Hondo Udzungwa Forest Camp2
2020-02-09 09:10Zaagkuilsdrift Lodge4
2020-02-12 11:00Mikumi NP2
2020-02-15 08:12Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific)3
2020-02-02 06:35Rooiwal WTP1
2020-02-01 07:30Uitvlugt Road
2020-02-22 05:22Wilge River Valley (upper)3
2020-01-31 13:46Selous Game Reserve--Roho Ya Selous2
2020-02-03 07:43Selous Game Reserve--Lake Manze6
2020-02-24 06:20Kruger NP--Phalaborwa Gate to Letaba bridge (H14)1
2020-02-25 16:20Umbabat NR--Ingwelala1
2020-02-15 10:01Kruger NP--Timbavati Rd/S391
2020-02-16 05:31Kruger NP--S441
2020-02-20 07:40EN1--Zangue River1
2020-02-24 05:15Kruger NP--Pretoriuskop Rest Camp9
2020-02-12 05:35Kruger NP--Phabeni to Skukuza1
2020-02-22 10:13Sabi Sands Game Reserve--Tydon Safari Camp1
2020-02-16 04:00Kruger NP--Voortrekker Rd/H2-25
2020-02-09 08:12Kruger NP--Malelane to Afsaal/H31
2020-02-07 13:45Ndumo GR2
2020-02-05 06:00Phinda GR