The Jackson's widowbird (Euplectes jacksoni) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and arable land. It is threatened by habitat loss.
During mating season the male changes color and grows an tail, builds a nest in the grasslands and does a spectacular leaping fan-dance to woo the female. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zehh5i6TnAY
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