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Long-tailed Widowbird

A male Long-tailed Widowbird displaying his spectacular long tail as he moves to another perch in Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Pretoria

 

These birds are now breeding. In winter the males of this species look to similar to the females and are non-descript, brown and with short tails.

 

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Taken on November 24, 2021