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Alternative name: Salvadori's Weaver

Photo by volker sthamer
Genale River, Ethiopia, March, 2011
Ploceus dichrocephalus

Ploceus dicrocephalus

Identification

Distribution

East Africa: found in riparian vegetation of south-eastern Ethiopia, southern Somalia and north-eastern Kenya.

Taxonomy

This is a monotypic species[1].

Habitat

Riparian woodland.

Behaviour

Breeds in colonies in trees over water.

References

  1. Clements, JF. 2011. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to August 2011. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019. Spreadsheet available at http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/downloadable-clements-checklist
  2. Sinclair, I and P Ryan. 2003. Birds of Africa South of the Sahara. Princeton: Princeton Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0691118154

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