Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah - - Vidua obtusa - 20×35×12 cm

Description
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah - - Vidua obtusa - 20×35×12 cm
2018 - South Africa - non-CITES species

Broadtail paradise whydah - Broadtail whydah
Vidua obtusa

The breeding male is 31 - 36 cm (12 - 14 in) long, and the non-breeding male and the female are 14 - 15 cm (5.5 - 5.9 in) long. Females have been measured to weigh approximately 19.5 g (0.69 oz) The breeding male has long tail feathers with rounded tips. It has a chestnut-orange patch on its nape. The non-breeding male's underparts are buffy, and its upperparts are grey-brown, with streaks. There are black and white stripes on its head. The female is similar to the non-breeding male. The immature bird resembles the female, but some of its feathers have buffy edges, and its patterns are less distinct.

Lot details
Specimen
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah
Object
-
Scientific Name
Vidua obtusa
Origin
South Africa
CITES relevancy
non-CITES species
Condition
Preserved
Year
2018
Dimensions
20×35×12 cm
Weight
200 g
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