Family: Viduidae (whydahs, indigobirds, cuckoo finch)

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Species indigenous to southern Africa

Anomalospiza imberbis (Cuckoo finch) 

Vidua chalybeata (Village indigobird, Steelblue widowfinch) 

Vidua codringtoni (Twinspot indigobird) 

 

Vidua funerea (Dusky indigobird, Variable indigobird, Black widowfinch) 

Vidua macroura (Pin-tailed whydah) 

Vidua obtusa (Broad-tailed paradise-whydah) 

Vidua paradisaea (Long-tailed paradise-whydah, Paradise whydah) 

Vidua purpurascens (Purple indigobird, Purple widowfinch) 

Vidua regia (Shaft-tailed whydah) 

 
 

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