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Jos Plateau Indigobird

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Alternate name
Vidua maryae Scientific name
Passeriformes. Order
Viduidae Family
12 cm Length
Tropical dry woodland and shrubland in rocky areas. Endemic to Nigeria. Habitat-Altitude-Range
 It lays its eggs in the nest of the Rock Firefinch Clutch
Seeds. Food  
TSN: 563666 World Number
Least Concern: For how long? rapid habitat loss is a concern Status

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  Czech: atlásek nigerijský
Danish: Josatlaskfinke
German: Jos-Plateau-Witwe
English: Jos Plateau Indigobird, Plateau Indigobird
Spanish: Viuda de la Meseta Jos, Viuda del Jos
Finnish: nigerianleski
French: Combassou du Jos, Combassou du plateau de Jos
Italian: Vedova del Jos Plateau
Latin: Hypochera maryae, Vidua maryae
Norwegian: Josenke
Slovak: vdovka amarantia
Swedish: Josindigofink
Chinese: 乔斯维达雀

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