Southern Masked Weaver

Ploceus velatus - Tisserin à tête rousse

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ploceus

  • Species
    :

    velatus

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1819

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 13 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 25 à 34 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Southern Masked Weaver (Ploceus velatus) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Tisserin à tête rousse,
  • Tejedor enmascarado,
  • Tecelão-de-máscara,
  • Maskenweber,
  • kaffer szövőpinty,
  • Maskerwever,
  • Tessitore mascherato meridionale,
  • Större maskvävare,
  • Svartmaskevever,
  • pletiarka škrabošková,
  • snovač žlutý,
  • Sydlig Maskevæver,
  • mustaposkikutoja,
  • Swartkeelgeelvink,
  • teixidor de vel,
  • wikłacz maskowy,
  • Красноглазый ткач,
  • アフリカハタオリ,
  • 黑额织雀,
  • 南方黑臉織布鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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