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Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah

Vidua obtusa (Chapin, 1922)

The Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah (Vidua obtusa) is a species of bird in the Viduidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Viduidae
Genus:
  Vidua

Scientific:
  Vidua obtusa

Citation:
  (Chapin, 1922)

Reference:
  Am.Mus.Novit. no.43 p.6

Protonym:
  Steganura aucupum obtusa

Avibase ID:
  C1A42CCAF4909D1B

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C1A42CCA

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563670

Geographic range:

  • Vidua obtusa: N Angola to Democratic Republic of the Congo, sw Uganda, Kenya and ne South Africa
English:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah
Czech:
vdovka širokoocasá
German:
Breitschwanzwitwe
Danish:
Korthalet Paradisenke
Spanish:
Viuda Coliancha
Finnish:
sirppiparatiisileski
French:
Veuve de Chapin
Italian:
Vedova paradisea codalarga
Japanese:
minamiobirohououjaku
Japanese:
ミナミオビロホウオウジャク
Dutch:
Breedstaartparadijswida
Norwegian:
Bredhaleenke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Breihaleenkje
Polish:
wdówka szerokosterna
Portuguese:
Viúva-do-paraíso-de-cauda-larga
Russian:
*Широкохвостая райская вдовушка
Slovak:
vdovka širokochvostá
Swedish:
bredstjärtad paradisänka
Ukrainian:
Вдовичка широкохвоста
Chinese:
宽尾维达雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 2]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Veuve de Chapin ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Veuve de Chapin ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Vidua orientalis obtusa [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Vidua orientalis obtusa [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Vidua orientalis obtusa [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua obtusa) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua obtusa [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua obtusa [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Vidua [paradisaea or obtusa] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Breestertparadysvink, Breëstertparadysvink
Catalan: vídua cuaampla
Czech: vdovka širokoocasá
Danish: Korthalet Paradisenke
German: Breitschwanz-Paradieswitwe, Breitschwanzwitwe, Große Paradieswitwe, GroßeParadieswitwe
English: Broad tailed Paradise Whydah, Broadtailed Paradise Whydah, Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah, Broad-tailed Paradise Widow, Broad-tailed Paradise Wiwdow, Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah, Broad-tailed Widow, Chapin's Paradise-Whydah, Nyasa Paradise Whydah
English (IOC): Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah
English (Kenya): Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah
Spanish: Viuda Coliancha, Viuda del Paraíso de Cola Ancha
Spanish (Spain): Viuda Coliancha
Spanish (HBW): Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah
Finnish: sirppiparatiisileski
French: Veuve à collier d'or, Veuve à courte queue, Veuve à queue courte, Veuve à queue large, Veuve de Chapin
Italian: Vedova paradisea codalarga
Japanese: minamiobirohououjaku
Japanese: ミナミオビロホウオウジャク
Kwangali: Harusira
Scientific: Steganura aucupum obtusa, Steganura paradisea obtusa, Vidua obtusa, Vidua orientalis obtusa
Lithuanian: Plačiauodegė našlytė
Dutch: Breedstaartparadijswida, Breedstaart-paradijswida
Norwegian Nynorsk: Breihaleenkje
Norwegian: Bredhaleenke
Polish: wdówka szerokosterna
Portuguese: Viúva-do-paraíso-de-cauda-larga
Russian: *Широкохвостая райская вдовушка, Широкохвостая райская вдовушка
Slovak: Vdovka rajská, vdovka širokochvostá
Shona: Nyambubundu
Serbian: Širokorepa rajska udovica
Swedish: Bredstjärtad paradisänka
Swahili: Fumbwe Mkia-mpana
Ukrainian: Вдовичка широкохвоста
Chinese: 宽尾维达雀
Chinese (Traditional): 安哥拉天堂維達雀

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