Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Indigobirds :: Purple Indigobird

Purple Indigobird Vidua purpurascens

Described by: Reichenow (1883)
Alternate common name(s): Dusky Indigobird, Black Indigobird
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Mabalingwe, South Africa - Jan 11, 2007 © Alan Manson 
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Sw. Angola, Zambia, se. Zaire, Tanzania, Kenya s. in ex. ne. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Zimbabwe, and ne. South Africa (Transvaal, e. Swaziland, and n. Natal).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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