Vidua maryae

Its natural habitats are dry woodland and shrubland in rocky areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.

The Vidua maryae is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Range & population Vidua maryae was first discovered in 1968, but has only been considered a distinct species since 1995. It is endemic to the Jos Plateau and its north and eastward extensions, in northern Nigeria, where it is known from Panshanu, Taboru near Jos and Kagoro1, and has an estimated global Extent of Occurrence of 26,000 km2. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Viduidae
Genus : Vidua
Species : maryae
Authority : Payne, 1982