designer: J Van Noten
Although it's French name is travailleur a bec rouge, the Latin name is Quelea quelea, given by Linnaeus and no-one quite knows why. They can be found in most sub Saharan countries and is apparently the world's most common non-domesticate bird species with a population of 1.5 billion. Probably why they have a conservation status of 'least concern'. This is another beautiful illustration by the great Belgian illustrator Jean Van Noten.
for the letter Q - quelea