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Category:Bubalornis - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Bubalornis


An African genus; two species of Buffalo-Weaver. Unusually, these birds have a false penis, which is larger in the male. The males are blackish, and the females brown; there is no eclipse plumage. The nests are large and untidy, built of large thorny sticks.


Bubalornis is a genus in the family Ploceidae.

Genus Bubalornis viewedit
B. albirostris White-billed Buffalo Weaver
B. niger Red-billed Buffalo Weaver


  1. Hockey PAR, Dean WRJ & Ryan PG (eds) 2005. Robert's Birds of Southern Africa, 7th edition. John Voelcker Bird Book Fund, Cape Town, South Africa. ISBN 0620340533

Pages in category ‘Bubalornis’

The following 2 pages are in this category, out of 2 total.