- Ploceus batesi
- Chestnut brown head
- Black lores
Lowland rain forests at heights up to 900 m.
They climb tree trunks in a zig-zag fashion.
Their diet consists mostly of insects. They forage singly, in pairs and sometimes in mixed species flocks.
- 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/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved February 2015)
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Bates's Weaver. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 20 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Bates%27s_Weaver