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
2021-07-02 07:36Etosha NP--Okevi Loop2
2021-07-03 07:31Etosha NP--Namutoni Camp5
2021-07-02 15:33Etosha NP--Chudop2
2021-07-24 15:58Daan Viljoen Game Park2
2021-07-20 13:43Windhoek--Avis Dam15
2021-06-28 07:48Shamvura Camp (general area)3
2021-06-30 08:21Ngepi Camp Lodge1
2021-07-25 07:42Bwabwata National Park--Buffalo Core Area5
2021-06-27 11:33Mahango Game Reserve1
2021-07-03 14:58Caprivi Houseboat Lodge4
2021-07-23 17:47Musekese Camp1
2021-07-09 15:19Moremi Game Reserve--South Gate
2021-07-06 19:18Sitatunga Camp
2021-07-20 06:36Mushingashi Conservancy
2021-07-03 09:33Zambezi NP--Chamabonda Vlei13
2021-07-21 10:30Victoria Falls (town)1
2021-07-16 09:21Victoria Falls Sewerage Ponds3
2021-07-14 08:48Victoria Falls Rain Forest14
2021-07-20 07:12Frangilla Lodge
2021-06-28 13:45Hwange NP--Sinamatella4
2021-07-12 16:17Chamba Valley2
2021-07-23 06:35Kiambi Lodge1
2021-06-27 16:53Khama Rhino Sanctuary
2021-07-17 12:00North Luangwa NP1
2021-07-09 08:17Mogobane Reservoir6
2021-07-09 07:52Ruaha NP--Mwagusi Safari Camp2
2021-07-24 06:54Cleveland Dam/Haka Game Park3
2021-07-05 11:42Marataba Lodge
2021-07-24 11:27Dikhololo Game Reserve10
2021-07-10 10:58Hekpoort vicinity5
2021-07-11 07:40Sanje Falls1
2021-07-11 09:30Mikumi NP--Vuma Rd. & vicinity (enroute to/from Vuma Hills Tented Camp)12
2021-07-16 15:07Radium6
2021-07-17 06:20Dinokeng Game Reserve (Please be more precise)
2021-07-07 08:24Uluguru Mountains--Lupanga Peak Trail2
2021-07-18 17:15Mbuyuni Farm Retreat2
2021-07-11 07:30Eikenhof6
2021-07-23 07:39Polokwane GR1
2021-07-11 06:46Wilge River Valley (upper)1
2021-07-09 07:20Kruger NP--Banyini Pan (ltd access)
2021-07-25 06:37Loskop Dam Nature Reserve25
2021-07-09 08:19Selous Game Reserve--Mtemere Gate
2021-07-10 07:16Kruger NP--Lanner Gorge (ltd access)
2021-07-11 07:16Kruger NP--Bridge over Luvuvhu River
2021-07-12 07:46Kruger NP--Crooks Corner
2021-07-17 06:29Liwonde National Park--Mvuu3
2021-06-27 06:18Wild Rivers
2021-07-19 18:56Ngala Private Game Reserve
2021-06-27 06:45Manyeleti Game Reserve5
2021-07-03 07:40Sterkspruit Road3
2021-07-17 06:51Nelspruit--Mataffin2
2021-07-14 13:37Dulini Private Game Reserve
2021-07-09 14:00Kruger NP--Talamati Bushveld Camp
2021-07-24 06:42Kruger NP--S46
2021-07-26 07:21Kruger NP--S31
2021-07-15 13:59Sabi Sand Game Reserve--Kirkmans Kamp
2021-07-24 07:52Kruger NP--Waterhole Rd/S655
2021-07-24 10:35Kruger NP--Skukuza Camp3
2021-07-26 09:46Kruger NP--H1-2 @ Sand River7
2021-07-21 07:42Rhino Post Safari Lodge5
2021-07-04 06:35Kruger NP--Berg-en-Dal Camp6
2021-06-27 06:47Marloth Park1
2021-07-11 09:25Maputo--Botanic Gardens, Universidade Eduardo Mondlane1
2021-07-06 17:16Pongola NR6
2021-07-11 11:00Hluhluwe-Imfolozi GR (please be more specific)7
2021-07-01 12:02Hluhluwe-Imfolozi GR--Mpila Camp4
2021-07-19 06:02Phinda GR
2021-07-05 09:50Nibela Floodplains12
2021-06-27 13:45Dunes de Dovela2