- Ploceus jacksoni
- Black head, nape and throat
- Yellow mantle
Woodland, parks, gardens adjacent to semi-arid acacia bush. dry scrubby savanna, lake shores and parkland.
Not fully known, but eats seeds and thought to eat insects too.
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- Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2017. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2017, with updates to August 2017. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
- Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved April 2014)
- BF Member observations
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Golden-backed Weaver. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 22 April 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/Golden-backed_Weaver