Paradise Whydah

(Vidua paradisaea)

FUN FACT

The Paradise Whydah is a brood parasite to the Melba Finch.

Distribution

East Sudan to south Angola.

Habitat

Dry, open acacia scrub.

Diet

Seeds and occasional insects.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Paradise Whydah in our Grasslands exhibit.