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Category:Plocepasser - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Plocepasser


An African genus. The Sparrow-Weavers are medium-sized weavers that resemble large sparrows, and have distinctively striped heads. They have loud, complex songs.


Plocepasser is a genus in the family Ploceidae.

Genus Plocepasser viewedit
P. mahali White-browed Sparrow-Weaver
P. superciliosus Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver
P. rufoscapulatus Chestnut-backed Sparrow-Weaver
P. donaldsoni Donaldson-Smith's Sparrow-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 ‘Plocepasser’

The following 4 pages are in this category, out of 4 total.