Tailed Widowbird

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Long-tailed Widowbird - Taxonomy
... The Long-tailed Widowbird was first described by Pieter Boddaert, a Dutch physician and naturalist, in 1783 ... The Long-tailed Widowbird is a member of the genus Euplectes, and therefore closely related to other species of Widowbirds and Bishops ... The Long-tailed Widowbird is classified as a passerine bird in the weaver family, Ploceidae, named in 1758 by Carl Linnaeus in 1758 ...