Malawi 2-TAMBALA (KM8.1)
Malawi 2-TAMBALA (KM8.1)

Malawi 2-TAMBALA (KM8.1) Paradise-whydah

Malawi is home to the Eastern Paradise-whydah (aka the Long-Tailed Paradise-Whydah), and the Broad-tailed Paradise-whydah. Either could be pictured on this coin, and the design is probably representative of both species.

A type of Finch, they are quite small (~ 13 cm). However, during the mating season the males triple their length by growing a long tail.


  • Diameter: 20.2 mm
  • Composition: Bronze
  • CAT#: KM8.1

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