Eastern Paradise-Whydah
Vidua paradisaea
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The eastern paradise whydah parasitizes the green-winged pytilia. The upper three photos 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 7th row bird was in Ruaha (2-13), courtesy of Stuart Webb; the 8th 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. The other photos were taken at Msumbugwe, Tarangire and Itigi.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-19 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Stuart Webb

Last Update this page: 3-15-19