Thick-billed Weaver

Amblyospiza albifrons - Amblyospize à front blanc

Amblyospize à front blanc
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Amblyospiza

  • Species
    :

    albifrons

Descriptor

Vigors, 1831

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 18 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 34 à 57 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Thick-billed Weaver (Amblyospiza albifrons) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 10 Subspecies

  • Amblyospiza albifrons capitalba (Senegal to sw Nigeria)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons saturata (s Nigeria to nw DRCongo)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons melanota (ne DRCongo to Ethiopia, Uganda and nw Kenya)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons montana (e DRCongo to c and sw Kenya south to c Zambia, Malawi and nw Zimbabwe)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons unicolor (s Somalia, e Kenya and e Tanzania)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons tandae (nw Angola and extreme w DRCongo)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons kasaica (se DRCongo)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons maxima (se Angola, ne Namibia, w Zambia, n Botswana, extreme nw Zimbabwe)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons woltersi (e Zimbabwe, s Mozambique, ne and e South Africa)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons albifrons (se South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Amblyospize à front blanc,
  • Tejedor picogordo,
  • Tecelão-de-bico-grosso,
  • Weißstirnweber,
  • magtörő szövőmadár,
  • Dikbekwever,
  • Tessitore beccogrosso,
  • Tjocknäbbad vävare,
  • Tykknebbvever,
  • zobanka hrubozobá,
  • přádelník dlasčí,
  • Tyknæbbet Væver,
  • kekonokkakutoja,
  • Dikbekwewer,
  • teixidor becgròs,
  • brunatniczka,
  • Белоголовый ткач,
  • ハシブトハタオリ,
  • 厚嘴织布鸟,
  • 厚嘴織布鳥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Ponds (below 8ha), Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels)

Geographic range

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