Eastern Paradise-Whydah
Vidua paradisaea
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The eastern paradise whydah parasitizes the green-winged pytilia. The upper three images were taken in Tarangire NP (3-10). The fourth row photo of a male in breeding plumage was photographed at Lake Eyasi (2-08), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The 5th row photos were taken at Msumbugwe (left, 2-06) and Tarangire (4-12). The 6th row bird was in Ruaha (2-13), courtesy of Stuart Webb; the 7th row, in Tarangire (5-14). Male and female straw-tailed and eastern paradise whydahs are shown in the bottom photo (Tsavo West, 2-12), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst; click it to see more.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Karine Van der Vurst, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 12-29-16