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Whydah - Straw-tailed Whydah

Vidua fischeri

Description:

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

Habitat:

wide spread in bush country and drier cultivated areas

Notes:

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

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Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

Arusha, Tanzania

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

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