Spectacled Weaver

Ploceus ocularis - Tisserin à lunettes

Tisserin à lunettes
♂ adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ploceus

  • Species
    :

    ocularis

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1828

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 22 à 32 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spectacled Weaver (Ploceus ocularis) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Ploceus ocularis crocatus (se Nigeria and Cameroon to sw Ethiopia, w Kenya, nw Tanzania, Angola, n Namibia and nw Botswana)
  • Ploceus ocularis suahelicus (e Kenya to Mozambique)
  • Ploceus ocularis ocularis (extreme s Mozambique and ne, e South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Tisserin à lunettes,
  • Tejedor de anteojos,
  • Tecelão-de-lunetas,
  • Brillenweber,
  • pápaszemes szövőmadár,
  • Brilwever,
  • Tessitore dagli occhiali,
  • Glasögonvävare,
  • Brillevever,
  • pletiarka okuliarnatá,
  • snovač brýlový,
  • Brillevæver,
  • vaaleasilmäkutoja,
  • Brilwewer,
  • teixidor d'antifaç,
  • wikłacz okularowy,
  • Очковый ткач,
  • ノドグロキンイロハタオリ,
  • 眼斑织巢鸟,
  • 眼斑織布鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

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