LONG-TAILED PARADISE WHYDAH

Also known as Paradise-Whydah (6) (C) (H)

(Vidua paradisaea)

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Roberts VI / VII 862 / 894
Clements 2000 194.0170
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-9
 
A medium bird (15 cm (female), 33-38 cm (breeding male)), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a fairly common resident found in the northern half of the region. It is usually in small flocks and inhabits acacia savanna. It eats seeds and insects.

List of Stamps showing Long-tailed Paradise Whydah

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Afghanistan   1998 1000a
Benin   1999 1000f
Congo (Brazzaville)   1394 1993 120f
Liberia   2000 $100
Liberia   2000 $15
Malawi 0318 0100 1968 2s
Malawi 0357 0133 1970 20t/2s
Mali 1414 1392 1995 150f
Mauritania D189 P 39 1963 20f
Namibia     2016 N$7.00
Somalia 0494 0141 1968 1s8d
Tanzania 0621 0523 1989 20s
Tanzania 0955 mb   1991 400s
Uganda 2113mb 1999 3000s