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- proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Viduidae — the indigobirds and whydahs.
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A new species of Firefinch (Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis) from northern Nigeria and its association with the Jos Plateau Indigobird (Vidua maryae).
Two endemic birds include the rock firefinch (Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis) and the brood-parasitic Jos Plateau indigobird (Vidua maryae).
Cf. Alanus de Insulis in Migne, vol. 210, p. 194: Vidua ad secundas nuptias non transeat.
This bad habit is known of the Old World cuckoos, the American cow - birds, the South American rice grackle (_Cassidix_), and suspected in the pin-tail whydah (_Vidua serena_).
A family of ten Whydah birds (Vidua purpurea) come to the pomegranate-trees in our yard.
It harbors West Africa’s only population of klipspringer (Oreotragus oreotragus porteousi EN), as well as several endemic birds and mammals, including the rock firefinch (Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis) and its brood-parasite, the Jos Plateau indigobird (Vidua maryae).
Op. 423), the one that follows entitled "De Vidua accensa libidine cum paupere"