Pin-tailed Whydah( hen )


The bird pictured is a live specimen.  The bird being sold on this site died of natural causes and is being sold frozen whole.  If you would like a picture of the frozen dead bird, please contact us (contact information at bottom of website).

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Product Description

The Pin-tailed Whydah is type of songbird with a small body size. Its scientific name is Vidua macroura. This bird is mostly found in the southern part of the Sahara Desert.

The Pin-tailed Whydah has a length of approximately 12-13 cm. The tail of the breeding male is about 20 cm it therefore adds 20 cm to the body’s length. The adult male species has a crown and a back that are black in color. The wings are usually brown and have white patches. The head (except the crown) and the under body parts are all white. The bill of these species has a bright red color.


If you would like to purchase live birds for your aviary, click here.  Please note that WE NEVER SELL LIVE BIRDS FOR TAXIDERMY.


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