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Togo Paradise Whydah
Vidua togoensis
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah
Vidua obtusa
  (Chapin, 1922)
Anomalospiza imberbis
IOC 9.2

Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah
Vidua obtusa
Senyati Camp, Botswana - 2019-03-28
© Clayton Burne

Field guides

Plate/page: 280

Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.
The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi

Plate/page: 426

Sinclair, I.
Sasol Birds of Southern Africa

Plate/page: 712

Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.
Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.


  • Vidua obtusa: Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2019. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2019.
  • Vidua obtusa: Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2019. IOC World Bird List (v 9.2). http://www.worldbirdnames.org/
  • Sinclair, I.: Sasol Birds of Southern Africa; Struik, 4:e edition. 2011; ISBN:1-770-07925-4
  • Stevenson, T. and Fanshawe, J.: The Birds of East Africa: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi; T. & A. D. Poyser, London, October 2001; ISBN:0-85661-079-8
  • Sinclair, I. and Ryan, P.: Birds of Africa south of the Sahara. First edition.; Struik, 2003; ISBN:1-868-72857-9
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    Scientific Classification
    Kingdom Animals
    Phylum Chordates
    Class Birds
    Order Perching Birds
    Family Indigobirds
    Genus Vidua
    Species Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah
    (Chapin, 1922)
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    AF e DR Congo to Angola, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique
    Conservation Status
     LC  IUCN Red List 2015
    BirdLife Species Factsheet
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