- Ploceus galbula
14 cm (5½ in) Male has a reddish facial mask
Woods, bush country and gardens.
Their diet consists mostly of seeds, including those of cereal crops.
A loud metallic chirping.
- 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/
- BF Member observations
- Birdforum thread with more images and discussion of Rüppell's Weaver
- BirdForum Opus contributors. (2021) Rüppell's Weaver. In: BirdForum, the forum for wild birds and birding. Retrieved 28 February 2021 from https://www.birdforum.net/wiki/R%C3%BCppell%27s_Weaver