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Bannerman's Weaver - BirdForum Opus

Ploceus bannermani

Identification

13-14cm

  • Greeny-gold upperparts
  • Crown, nape and underparts bright yellow
  • Brown wings and tail
  • Black facial mask
  • Black bill and legs

Distribution

Montane forests of extreme eastern Nigeria and western Cameroon

Taxonomy

Monotypic[1]

Habitat

Found between 1,100-2,900 m in forest edges and dense scrub.

Behaviour

Diet

The diet includes seeds and insects.

Breeding

The two eggs are incubated for 12-14 days.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.
  2. BirdLife International
  3. Endangered Wildlife and Plants of the World, Volume 12

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