Barka indigobird

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Barka indigobird
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Viduidae
Genus: Vidua
Species: V. larvaticola
Binomial name
Vidua larvaticola
Payne, 1982

The barka indigobird (Vidua larvaticola) is a species of bird in the family Viduidae. It is found in Cameroon, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Sudan, and South Sudan. It is also known as the baka indigobird but the spelling "barka" is more correct; the word is a greeting in the Hausa language.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Vidua larvaticola". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Payne, Robert B. & Clive R. Barlow (2004). "Songs of Mali Firefinch Lagonosticta virata and their mimicry by Barka Indigobird Vidua larvaticola in West Africa" (PDF). Malimbus. 26 (1-2): 11–18. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2007-07-15.