The genus Vidua contains 19 species of small finches distributed widely across the African continent. In ten species, the breeding males called indigobirds are shiny black with short tails. In the remaining nine, breeding males called whydahs (V. paradisaea) have long ornate tails used in elaborate courtship rituals. - CBK
Carel Brest van Kempen of Utah was born in 1958. He has won many awards of excellence and best of shows and illustrated many books including Rigor Vitae: Life Unyielding, Biology of Gila Monsters, Dinosaurs of Utah, Pythons of Australia and Savannah and Grassland Monitors. His work is in collections of the Springville Art Museum, Leigh Yawkey, World Center for Birds of Prey, Sonora Desert Museum, Natural World Museum and Bennington Center.
Carl Brest van Kempen - Long-tailed Paradise Whydah & African Elephants
Product Code: BRELOB
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