Garden Birding in Harare: Pin-Tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)

Male Pin-Tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)

I got lucky a few days ago when this very territorial male Pin-Tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura) stopped chasing his hareem (and every other bird around my parents garden), staying still just long enough for me to take his photo.

And below is a photo I also managed to get a pic of one of his far less extravagant girls:

Female Pin-Tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)
Female Pin-Tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)
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