Female and non-breeding male Pin-tailed Whydahs are difficult to separate. If I had to guess, I would say this is a non-breeding male as the bill looks more red than brown to me. Any thoughts you may have about this would be most welcome.
Country: South Africa
Location: Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve
Family: Indigobirds, Whydahs (Viduidae)
Species: Pin-tailed Whydah (Vidua macroura)
Date taken: 14/11/2012