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Golden Palm Weaver - BirdForum Opus

Male
Photo by megan perkins
Watamu, Kenya
Ploceus bojeri

Identification

14 cm
Female: bicolored bill

Distribution

Eastern Africa: found from Ethiopia to southern Somalia, eastern Kenya and north-eastern Tanzania

Taxonomy

Female
Photo by obasanmi
Samburu, Kenya

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Scrub, reeds, coastal lowland cultivations with palm trees, bush, woodland and commonly found in hotel grounds.

Behaviour

Diet

They eat seeds and insects.

Vocalisation

Song: a creaky eee-urr-twa-twee-twu.

References

Photo by jdbirdman
Kenya, August 2005
  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)
  3. BF Member observations

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