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Straw-tailed Whydah

Vidua fischeri (Reichenow, A 1882)

The straw-tailed whydah is a species of bird in the family Viduidae. It is found in Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is dry savanna. Like all other whydah species, the straw-tailed whydah is a brood parasite. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Viduidae
Genus:
   Vidua
Scientific:
  Vidua fischeri


Original description

Citation:
  (Reichenow, A 1882)

Reference:
   Orn. Centralblatt 7 p.91

Protonym:
  Linura Fischeri

Link:
  https://www.zobodat.at/pdf/Ornith-Centralblatt_7_I-LXVIII.pdf


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  424B857C55FA78B0

Avibase ID:
  avibase-424B857C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/424B857C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 563665

Geographic range:

  • Vidua fischeri: southeastern South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia, northeastern Uganda, Kenya, and Tanzania
English:
Straw-tailed Whydah
Catalan:
vídua de Fischer
Czech:
vdovka Fischerova
Danish:
Stråvidafinke
German:
Strohwitwe
Spanish:
Viuda de Fischer
Spanish (Spain):
Viuda de Fischer
Finnish:
olkipyrstöleski
French:
Veuve de Fischer
Croatian:
žutorepa udovičica
Hungarian:
sárgahasú vida
Italian:
Vedova codapaglia
Japanese (romaji):
kisakisuzume
Japanese:
キサキスズメ
Lithuanian:
Fišerio našlytė
Dutch:
Fischers Wida
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Stråhaleenkje
Norwegian:
Stråhaleenke
Polish:
wdówka płowosterna
Portuguese:
Viuvinha-rabo-de-palha
Russian:
Светлохвостая вдовушка
Slovak:
vdovka plavá
Serbian:
Slamnata udovica
Swedish:
stråstjärtad änka
Ukrainian:
Вдовичка світлохвоста
Chinese:
草尾维达鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
稻尾維達雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
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African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
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African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
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African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
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African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
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Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
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Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Veuve de Fischer ( Vidua fischeri)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
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Clements 1st edition:
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Clements, version 2021:
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Clements, version 2022:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Fischer's Whydah ( Vidua fischeri)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Fischer's Whydah ( Vidua fischeri)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
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Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Vidua fischeri
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Vidua fischeri
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Vidua fischeri
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
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Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua fischeri
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua fischeri

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: vídua de Fischer
Czech: Vdovka Fischerova, vdovka Fisherova
Danish: Stråvidafinke
German: Strohwitwe, Stroh-Witwe
English: Fischer's Pin-tailed Whydah, Fischer's Whydah, Straw tailed Whydah, Straw-tailed Whydah, Straw-tailed Widow
English, HBW: Straw-tailed Whydah
English (IOC): Straw-tailed Whydah
English (Kenya): Straw-tailed Whydah
English (United States): Straw-tailed Whydah
Spanish: Viuda de Fischer
Spanish (Spain): Viuda de Fischer
Spanish (HBW): Straw-tailed Whydah
Finnish: Olkipyrstöleski
French: Veuve à queue de paille, Veuve de Fischer
Croatian: žutorepa udovičica
Hungarian: sárgahasú vida
Italian: Vedova codapaglia, Vedova di Fischer
Japanese (romaji): kisakisuzume
Japanese: キサキスズメ
Scientific: Linura fischeri, Vidua fischeri
Lithuanian: Fišerio našlytė
Dutch: Fischers Wida, Fischer-wida
Norwegian Nynorsk: Stråhaleenkje
Norwegian: Stråhaleenke
Polish: wdówka plowosterna, wdówka płowosterna
Portuguese: Viuvinha-rabo-de-palha
Portuguese (Portugal): viúva-rabo-de-palha, Viuvinha-rabo-de-palha
Russian: Вдовушка Фишера, Светлохвостая вдовушка
Slovak: vdovka plavá
Serbian: Slamnata udovica
Swedish: Spetsstjärtad änka, stråstjärtad änka
Swahili: Fumbwe Mkia-njano
Turkish: Saman rengi vidya
Ukrainian: Вдовичка світлохвоста
Chinese: 草尾维达雀, 草尾维达鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 稻尾維達雀, 菲切氏稻尾維達雀

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