Estrilda astrild 

Common Waxbill - A beautiful bird with that unmistakable broad red eye band. Often habitats long grass and rank vegetation in search of food which is mainly grass seed. It prefers to be near water. It frequently has to drink due to the very dry diet of seed. Occasionally feeds on insects during the breeding season. Photographed in the Algarve at Praia Da Rocha Portugal.

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