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Viduidae

Passeriformes.

Superfamily - Passeroidea

Non-Passeriformes.

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The indigobirds and whydahs, are a family of small passerine native to Africa.

They are brood parasites, which lay their eggs in the nests of Estrildidae or Cisticolidae.
 

WORLD N0 NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME STATUS TAXON
8550 Parasitic Weaver Anomalospiza imberbis    
8692 Village Indigobird Vidua chalybeata    
8693 Jambandu Indigobird Vidua raricola    
8694 Baka Indigobird Vidua larvaticola    
8695 Variable Indigobird Vidua funerea    
NR Jos Plateau Indigobird Vidua maryae Least Concern TSN: 563666
8696 Twinspot Indigobird Vidua codringtoni    
8697 Dusky Indigobird Vidua purpurascens    
8698 Pale-winged Indigobird Vidua wilsoni    
8699 Steel-blue Whydah Vidua hypocherina    
8700 Straw-tailed Whydah Vidua fischeri    
8701 Queen Whydah Vidua regia    
8702 Pin-tailed Whydah Vidua macroura    
8703 Northern Paradise-Whydah Vidua orientalis    
8704 Togo Paradise-Whydah Vidua togoensis    
8705 Long-tailed Paradise-Whydah Vidua interjecta    
8706 Eastern Paradise-Whydah Vidua paradisaea    
8707 Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah Vidua obtusa    
  Cameroon Indigobird Vidua camerunensis    
  Quailfinch Indigobird Vidua nigeriae    

Links to the families belonging to the Order Passeriformes.

Acanthisittidae Pittidae Eurylaimidae Philepittidae Sapayaoidae
Tyrannidae Tityridae Cotingidae Pipridae Thamnophilidae
Funariidae Formicaridae Grallariidae Conopophagidae Rhinocryptidae
Melanopareiidae Climacteridae Menuridae Atrichornithidae Ptilonorhynchidae
Maluridae Meliphagidae Mohoidae Pardalotidae Dasyornithidae
Acanthizidae Notiomystidae Petroicidae Irenidae Chloropseidae
Orthonychidae Pomatostomidae Laniidae Vireonidae Corvidae
Cinclosomatidae Eupetidae Corcoracidae Neosittidae Pachycephalidae
Colluricinclidae Turnagridae Cnemophilidae Paradisaeidae Artamidae
Pityriaseidae Oriolidae Campephagidae Rhipiduridae Dicruridae
Monarchidae Machaerirhynchidae Aegithinidae Platysteiridae Malaconotidae
Prionopidae Vangidae Callaeatidae Picathartidae Bombycillidae
Dulidae Cinclidae Muscicapidae Turdidae Stenostiridae
Sturnidae Mimidae Sittidae Certhiidae Troglodytidae
Polioptilidae Remizidae Paridae Aegithalidae Zosteropidae
Hirundinidae Regulidae Pycnonotidae Cisticolidae Cettiidae
Sylviidae Locustellidae Acrocephalidae Phylloscopidae Macrosphenidae
Paradoxornithidae Timaliidae Pellorneidae Panuridae Rhabdornithidae
Bernieriidae Alaudidae Promeropidae Dicaeidae Nectariniidae
Melanocharitidae Paramythiidae Passeridae Motacillidae Prunellidae
Ploceidae Estrildidae Viduidae Fringillidae Peucedramidae
Urocynchramidae Emberizidae Cardinalidae Parulidae Thraupidae
Icteridae

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