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Bar-winged Weaver - BirdForum Opus

Ploceus angolensis

Identification

13 cm

  • Dark upperparts
  • White underparts
  • Blackish forehead, crown and nape
  • Slender bill

Distribution

Africa
Western Africa: extreme south-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Angola
Eastern Africa: northern Zambia

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Miombo woodland.

Behaviour

Diet

They forage in the canopy for insects, including beetles and larvae.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9., with updates to August 2014. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Avibase
  3. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved January 2015)

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