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Simmons, R.E., Brown, C.J. and Kemper, J. 2015. Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah: Vidua obtusa. In: Simmons, R.E., Brown, C.J. and Kemper, J. Birds to watch in Namibia: red, rare and endemic species. Pp 279-280. Ministry of Environment and Tourism and Namibia Nature Foundation, Windhoek


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Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah: Vidua obtusa.

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Within southern Africa, this exotic-looking Vidua is found predominantly but sparsely in Zimbabwe, and spills into the Zambezi region along the Chobe and Zambezi riverine woodlands, where its reporting rate is a mere 4%. It brood parasitises the Orange-winged Pytilia (Golden-backed Pytilia) Pytilia afra, an erratically occurring species rarely observed in north-east Namibia. This may explain the bird's sudden appearance in other parts of southern Africa where it has not been seen before, displaying and probably breeding.

Year: 2015

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Origin: Birds to watch in Namibia

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Simmons, R.E., Brown, C.J. and Kemper, J. 2015. Bronze Mannikin: Lonchura cucullata (Spermestes cucullatus). In: Simmons, R.E., Brown, C.J. and Kemper, J. Birds to watch in Namibia: red, rare and endemic species. Pp 279. Ministry of Environment and Tourism and Namibia Nature Foundation, Windhoek
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Simmons, R.E., Brown, C.J. and Kemper, J. 2015. Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah: Vidua obtusa. In: Simmons, R.E., Brown, C.J. and Kemper, J. Birds to watch in Namibia: red, rare and endemic species. Pp 279-280. Ministry of Environment and Tourism and Namibia Nature Foundation, Windhoek
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Simmons, R.E., Brown, C.J. and Kemper, J. 2015. Village Indigobird (Steelblue Widowfinch): Vidua chalybeata. In: Simmons, R.E., Brown, C.J. and Kemper, J. Birds to watch in Namibia: red, rare and endemic species. Pp 280. Ministry of Environment and Tourism and Namibia Nature Foundation, Windhoek
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