Vidua paradisaea  Long-tailed Paradise Whydah  Gewone Paradysvink
Long-tailed Paradise Whydah
SwebeSwebe, Feb 2014

A breeding resident. Fairly common in the surrounding thorn savanna but scarce and localised in the Waterberg (28% in, 72% out; recorded in 32% of the Waterberg pentads); in summer breeding males are conspicuous but in winter this species is easily overlooked. Parasitises Green-winged Pytilia.
Long-tailed Paradise Whydah Waterberg distribution
Long-tailed Paradise Whydah
Marakele National Park, Mar 2018

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