Pin-tailed Whydah
Vidua macroura
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The pin-tailed whydah is the most common whydah, occurring in many habitats. It is the only whydah that is not host specific, parasitizing several waxbills. The juvenile is brown with a white throat and supercilium and a black bill. Click the photo above to see twelve enlargements including a displaying male and a juvenile.
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