Vidua maryae

Jos Plateau Indigobird

Subspecies and distribution:

Monotypic - Nigeria

Morphology: (Payne 1996)

Plumage - green

Bill - white

Legs - pale purple

Wing - brown


Rock Firefinch (Lagonosticta sanguinodorsalis)

Host song mimicry: (Payne 1998)

Mimic the descending trill “treeeee” and various whistles of the Rock Firefinch.

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Fry, C. H. and Keith, S. (Eds). 2004. The Birds of Africa. Vol VII. Christopher Helm, London.

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