Photo: Red-billed quelea (Quelea quelea) in Choussy, France.


Red-billed quelea (Quelea quelea) in Choussy, France.
Found in sub-Saharan Africa, this species is thought to be the most populous wild bird on Earth. Breeding populations have been estimates at a minimum of 1.5 billion breeding pairs, all the way up to 10 billion individual birds.

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