Lesser Masked Weaver

Ploceus intermedius - Tisserin intermédiaire

Tisserin intermédiaire
♂ adult breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ploceus

  • Species
    :

    intermedius

Descriptor

Rüppell, 1845

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 17 à 27 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lesser Masked Weaver (Ploceus intermedius) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Ploceus intermedius intermedius (s Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia south to e DRCongo, w and c Tanzania and Kenya)
  • Ploceus intermedius cabanisii (Congo to sw Tanzania and south to Namibia, n Botswana, n and e South Africa and s Mozambique)
  • Ploceus intermedius beattyi (w Angola)

Foreign names

  • Tisserin intermédiaire,
  • Tejedor intermedio,
  • Tecelão-pequeno-de-mascarilha,
  • Cabanisweber,
  • Kleine Textorwever,
  • Tessitore mascherato minore,
  • Mindre maskvävare,
  • Småmaskevever,
  • pletiarka olivová,
  • snovač maskový,
  • Lille Væver,
  • mustanaamakutoja,
  • Kleingeelvink,
  • teixidor emmascarat menut,
  • wikłacz sawannowy,
  • Средний масковый ткач,
  • メンハタオリ,
  • 黑脸织雀,
  • 小黑臉織布鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha)

Geographic range

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