The crimson-rumped waxbill (Estrilda rhodopyga) also known as rosy-rumped waxbill is a common species ofestrildid finch found in north-eastern Africa. It has an estimated global extent of occurrence of 830,000 km2.
It is found in Burundi, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya,Malawi, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. The IUCN has classified the species as being of least concern. source