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Whydah - Straw-tailed Whydah

Vidua fischeri


this a breeding male they have a unique yellow & black plumage; red bill & feet; a long thin straw-coloured tail Straw-tailed Whydah is known as brood parasite, meaning they lay their eggs in host species in this Purple grenadier Photo taken at Lake Manyara national Park, Tanzania


wide spread in bush country and drier cultivated areas


Info taken from: Birds of East Africa by Terry Stevenson & John Fanshawe

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Karan Raghwa
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Karan Raghwa

Arusha, Tanzania

Spotted on Jan 10, 2018
Submitted on Mar 21, 2020

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