Exclamatory Paradise Whydah (Vidua interjecta)


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Near Farafenni, North Bank Division, Gambia
Terry Gunby  simple  profile profile15/01/09 (uploaded 07/02/09)
The male with the absurdly long tail feathers frequently takes off and drags itself around in a manner reminiscent of a light aircraft towing an advertising streamer. This is to impress the very drab looking females, which seem to greatly outnumber the males.

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