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Plocepasser rufoscapulatus

Identification

Distribution

Africa: found in southern Angola, Zambia, southern south-eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo and western Malawi.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Miombo woodland.

Behaviour

Diet

Forages on the ground. The diet includes seeds.

Breeding

It weaves a large nest from grass and twigs.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2009. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2009. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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