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Northern Paradise-Whydah

Vidua orientalis von Heuglin, 1870

The Sahel Paradise Whydah or Northern Paradise Whydah, Vidua orientalis, is a small songbird. It is a resident breeding bird in west Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Viduidae
Genus:
  Vidua

Scientific:
  Vidua orientalis

Citation:
  von Heuglin, 1870

Reference:
  Orn.NordostAfr. 1 p.583

Protonym:
  Vidua paradisea orientalis

Avibase ID:
  DFCFAB2AA09EEB25

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/DFCFAB2A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 563671

Geographic range:

  • Vidua orientalis orientalis: northern Cameroon and southern Chad east to southern Sudan, northern South Sudan, Eritrea, and western Ethiopia
  • Vidua orientalis aucupum: Senegal to nw Nigeria
English:
Northern Paradise-Whydah
Czech:
vdovka sahelská
German:
Senegalwitwe
Danish:
Bredhalet Paradisenke
Spanish:
Viuda del Sahel
Finnish:
sahelinparatiisileski
French:
Veuve à collier d'or
Italian:
Vedova paradisea settentrionale
Japanese:
obirohououjaku
Japanese:
オビロホウオウジャク
Dutch:
Sahelparadijswida
Norwegian:
Storhaleenke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Storhaleenkje
Polish:
wdówka ozdobna
Portuguese:
Viúva-do-paraíso-de-colar-dourado
Russian:
Широкохвостая райская вдовушка
Slovak:
vdovka sahelská
Swedish:
sahelparadisänka
Ukrainian:
Вдовичка сахелева
Chinese:
北维达雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Veuve à collier d'or ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Veuve à collier d'or ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 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 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Sahel Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Sahel Paradise-whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
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:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Sahel Paradise Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Northern Paradise-Whydah ( Vidua orientalis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua orientalis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Vidua orientalis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Vidua [orientalis, togoensis or interjecta] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Catalan: vídua del Sahel
Czech: vdovka sahelská, Vdovka širokoocasá
Danish: Bredhalet Paradisenke
German: Große Paradieswitwe, GroßeParadieswitwe, Langschwanz-Para, Senegal Paradieswitwe, Senegalparadieswitwe, Senegalwitwe, Spitzschwanz-Paradieswitwe
English: Broad-tailed Paradise Whydah, Broad-tailed Paradise-Whydah, Northern Paradise Whydah, Northern Paradise Widow, Northern Paradise-Whydah, Sahel Paradise Whydah, Sahel Paradise Widow, Sahel Paradise-Whydah
English (IOC): Sahel Paradise Whydah
Spanish: Viuda del Paraíso Norteña, Viuda del Sahel
Spanish (Spain): Viuda del Sahel
Spanish (HBW): Sahel Paradise-Whydah
Finnish: Leveäpyrstöleski, sahelinparatiisileski
French: Veuve à collier cd'or, Veuve à collier d’or, Veuve à collier d'or, Veuve à collier d'or du Nil, Veuve de paradis orientale, Veuve de Verreaux
Hungarian: száheli paradicsomvida
Italian: Vedova del Paradiso codalarga, Vedova paradisea settentrionale
Japanese: obirohououjaku
Japanese: オビロホウオウジャク
Scientific: Vidua chalybeata centralis, Vidua orientalis, Vidua orientalis orientalis, Vidua paradisea orientalis
Lithuanian: Skėstauodegė našlytė
Dutch: Sahelparadijswida, Sahel-paradijswida
Norwegian Nynorsk: Storhaleenkje
Norwegian: Storhaleenke
Polish: wdówka ozdobna
Portuguese: Viúva-do-paraíso-de-colar-dourado
Russian: Широкохвостая райская вдовушка
Slovak: Vdovka rajská, vdovka sahelská
Serbian: Sahelska rajska udovica
Swedish: sahelparadisänka, Sudanparadisänka
Ukrainian: Вдовичка сахелева
Chinese: 北维达雀
Chinese (Traditional): 寬尾天堂維達雀

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