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Pin-tailed Whydah

Vidua macroura

Description:

The Pin-tailed Whydah is 12–13 cm in length, although the breeding male's tail adds another 20 cm to this. The adult male has a black back and crown, and a very long black tail. The wings are dark brown with white patches, and the underparts and the head, apart from the crown, are white. The bill is bright red.

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2 Comments

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Lovely series of a beautiful bird!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 9 years ago

Fabulous,,

RachaelB
Spotted by
RachaelB

Swaziland

Spotted on Jan 11, 2012
Submitted on Jun 18, 2012

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