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Giant Weaver - BirdForum Opus

Ploceus grandis

Identification

22 cm
Black head, chin and throat

Distribution

West Africa: endemic to São Tomé (Gulf of Guinea)

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Forests, oil palms and cocoa plantations.

Behaviour

Diet

Their diet consists of fruit, nuts and berries.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014)

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