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
2020-11-28 07:30Windhoek--Avis Dam4
2020-11-20 22:03Santawani Lodge
2020-11-13 08:59Lusaka Golf Club2
2020-11-15 05:31Pilanesberg NP--Kwa Maritane Game Drive4
2020-12-04 08:51Pilanesberg NP--Manyane1
2020-11-21 09:26Marakele NP
2020-11-28 09:59Rockwall Dam1
2020-11-28 04:40Vaalkop Dam Nature Reserve10
2020-11-19 06:53Roodekopjes Dam Nature Reserve15
2020-11-06 13:16Welgevonden Game Reserve4
2020-11-22 06:06Breedtsnek Pass1
2020-11-21 15:52Mabula Game Lodge4
2020-11-17 14:03Harare--Monavale Vlei1
2020-11-15 05:40Harare--Mukuvisi Woodlands7
2020-12-04 06:28Sondela Nature Reserve2
2020-11-14 16:35Cleveland Dam/Haka Game Park5
2020-11-07 07:40Bishop Bird Park
2020-11-24 08:33University of Pretoria--Experimental Farm1
2020-11-21 11:25Hippo Pools Wilderness Camp5
2020-11-15 06:49Mkhombo Nature Reserve
2020-11-22 05:38Kruger NP--Mahonie Loop/S994
2020-11-17 15:11Blyde River Canyon Resort
2020-11-18 15:52Ohrigstad Dam
2020-11-14 09:40Kruger NP--Masorini Archaeological Site2
2020-11-25 18:27Mikumi NP--Vuma Rd1
2020-11-14 06:44Nelspruit--Mataffin2
2020-11-27 06:40Mikumi NP2
2020-11-16 06:45Kruger NP--Phabeni Gate2
2020-11-05 06:54Kruger NP--S933
2020-11-05 07:48Kruger NP--S448
2020-11-16 10:00Kruger NP--Talamati Bushveld Camp1
2020-11-06 09:41Lake Panic Bird Hide2
2020-11-17 11:27Kruger NP--Timfenheni Loop/S1212
2020-11-17 12:09Kruger NP--Malelane Gate (Crocodile River Bridge)1
2020-11-28 06:30Mt. Thyolo--Satemwa Tea Estate2
2020-11-06 04:30Kruger NP--Lower Sabie Rest Camp2
2020-11-22 05:00Pongola NR - White Elephant Safaris4
2020-11-28 09:46Macaneta-- Wetland, dune forests and coast2
2020-11-21 05:15Manyoni GR4
2020-11-05 09:09Kibada Salt Marsh5
2020-11-12 09:00Phinda GR
2020-11-17 15:01Dunes de Dovela4