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Pin-tailed Whydah
Vidua macroura (Pallas, 1764)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Viduidae
Genus:
  Vidua

Scientific:
  Vidua macroura

Citation:
  (Pallas, 1764)

Reference:
  Cat.Ois.[Vroeg]Adumbr. p.3 no.144

Protonym:
  Fringilla (macroura)

Avibase ID:
  673E66F0FA0E3817

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/673E66F0

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179625

Geographic range:

  • Vidua macroura: very widespread in Sub-Saharan Africa, from southern Mauritania east to Eritrea, south to South Africa; introduced in the southern United States (California, Florida) and the Caribbean (Puerto Rico)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Pin-tailed Whydah
Czech:
  vdovka černobílá
German:
  Dominikanerwitwe
Danish:
  Dominikanerenke
Spanish:
  Viuda Colicinta
Finnish:
  dominikaanileski
French:
  Veuve dominicaine
Icelandic:
  Hefðarekkja
Italian:
  Vedova coda a spilli
Japanese:
  tenninchou
Japanese:
  テンニンチョウ
Dutch:
  Dominicanerwida
Norwegian:
  Dominikanerenke
Polish:
  wdówka bialobrzucha
Portuguese:
  Viuvinha
Russian:
  Доминиканская вдовушка
Slovak:
  vdovka strakatá
Swedish:
  dominikaneränka
Chinese:
  针尾维达雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Veuve dominicaine ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Veuve dominicaine ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Vidua macroura [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Vidua macroura [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Vidua macroura [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Pin-tailed Whydah ( Vidua macroura) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Vidua macroura [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Vidua macroura [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Related taxa

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Koningrooibekkie, Koningrooibekkie (Koningweduweetjie)
Catalan: vídua cua d'agulla, Vídua de cua d'agulla
Czech: vdovka černobílá, Vdovka dominikánská
Danish: Dominikanerenke
German: Dominikaner Witwe, Dominikanerwitwe
English: Haagner's Pin-tailed Whydah, Koning Roodebec, Pin tailed Whydah, Pintailed Whydah, Pin-tailed Whydah, Pin-tailed Widow
English (IOC): Pin-tailed Whydah
English (Kenya): Pin-tailed Whydah
Spanish: Viuda Colicinta, Viuda de Cola Aguda
Spanish (Spain): Viuda Colicinta
Spanish (HBW): Pin-tailed Whydah
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Viuda Colicinta
Finnish: Dominikaanileski
French: Veuve à dos d'or, Veuve dominicaine
Irish: Víoda biorearrach
Hungarian: dominikánus vida
Icelandic: Hefðarekkja
Italian: Vedova coda a spilli, Vedova codaspillo
Japanese: tenninchou
Japanese: テンニンチョウ
Kwangali: Harusira
Latin: Fringilla (macroura), Vidua haagneri haagneri, Vidua haagneri okadai, Vidua macroura
Lithuanian: Dominikinė našlytė
Dutch: Dominicanerwida, Dominikanerwida, Dominikaner-wida
Norwegian Nynorsk: Dominikanarenkje
Norwegian: Dominikanerenke
Polish: wdówka bialobrzucha, wdówka białobrzucha, Wdówka dominikańska
Portuguese: viúva-de-rabo-pontudo, Viuvinha
Portuguese (Portugal): Viuvinha-bico-de-lacre
Russian: Доминиканская вдовушка
Slovak: Vdovka dlhochvost, vdovka strakatá
Shona: Mutsetse
Serbian: Dominikanska udovica
Sotho, Southern: Mamarungoana, 'Mamarungoana
Swedish: Dominikaneränka
Swahili: Bombo, Fumbwe Mkia-mwembamba
Tsonga: N'waminungu
Ukrainian: Вдовичка білочерева
Xhosa: Uhlakhwe
Chinese: 針尾維達鳥, 针尾维达雀
Chinese (Traditional): 針尾維達雀
Zulu: uHlekwane

 

         

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