Village Indigobird

Vidua chalybeata - Combassou du Sénégal

Combassou du Sénégal
♂ adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Viduidés

  • Genus
    :

    Vidua

  • Species
    :

    chalybeata

Descriptor

Statius Müller, PL, 1776

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 11 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Village Indigobird (Vidua chalybeata) is a species of bird in the Viduidae family.

Subspecific information 6 Subspecies

  • Vidua chalybeata chalybeata (s Mauritania to Sierra Leone)
  • Vidua chalybeata neumanni (Mali to Sudan)
  • Vidua chalybeata ultramarina (Ethiopia and Eritrea)
  • Vidua chalybeata centralis (e DRCongo, Uganda, c Kenya and c Tanzania)
  • Vidua chalybeata amauropteryx (s Somalia to Mozambique and inland to e Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and e South Africa)
  • Vidua chalybeata okavangoensis (Angola and n Namibia to w Zambia and n Botswana)

Foreign names

  • Combassou du Sénégal,
  • Viuda senegalesa,
  • Viúva-azul,
  • Rotfußwitwe,
  • piroslábú atlaszvida,
  • Staalvink,
  • Vedova dei villaggi,
  • Atlasfink,
  • Landsbyenke,
  • vdovka zamatová,
  • atlásek malý,
  • Atlaskfinke,
  • kyläleski,
  • Staalblouvinkie,
  • vídua del Senegal,
  • wdówka atłasowa,
  • Красноногая вдовушка,
  • シコンチョウ,
  • 靛蓝维达鸟,
  • 靛藍維達雀,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Illustration

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