Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah – Natural Bird Sound

Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah – Natural Bird Sound

The broad-tailed paradise whydah is a species of bird in the family Viduidae.

It is found woodland and acacia savanna habitat in Sub-Saharan Africa from Angola to Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique. A brood parasite, it has a wide range and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has assessed it as being of least concern.

Characteristics: The male bird is 41 cm long. In fact, the body is the same size as a sparrow, but the tail feathers are black and long, about three times the length of the body. The iris is brown and the eye area is white. The mouth is gray. The feet are brown. The head and face are black, the neck is orange to creamy yellow, the abdomen is creamy yellow, and the back is black. The female bird is 13 cm long. Without tail feathers, the feathers are dimmer than males.

Video Source: 寬尾維達鳥(寬尾樂園維達鳥)/Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah from Chuenguey Hwang on Youtube CC BY

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