Vitelline Masked Weaver

Ploceus vitellinus - Tisserin vitellin

Tisserin vitellin
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ploceus

  • Species
    :

    vitellinus

Descriptor

Lichtenstein, MHK, 1823

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 18 à 22 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tisserin vitellin
♂ adult
Tisserin vitellin
♂ adult plum. breeding

Vitelline Masked Weaver (Ploceus vitellinus) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Ploceus vitellinus vitellinus (Mauritania, Senegal and Gambia to sw Sudan)
  • Ploceus vitellinus uluensis (se Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia to c Tanzania)

Foreign names

  • Tisserin vitellin,
  • Tejedor vitelino,
  • Tecelão-mascarado-vitelino,
  • Dotterweber,
  • feketearcú szövőmadár,
  • Dottergele Wever,
  • Tessitore mascherato vitellino,
  • Plommongul vävare,
  • Eggeplommevever,
  • pletiarka masková,
  • snovač žlutavý,
  • Blommegul Maskevæver,
  • sahelinkutoja,
  • teixidor vitel·lí,
  • wikłacz akacjowy,
  • Чернолобый ткач,
  • ノドグロキハタオリ,
  • 蛋黄黑脸织雀,
  • 黃頭黑臉織布鳥,

Voice song and cries

Tisserin vitellin
adult

Habitat

Tisserin vitellin
adult plum. breeding

Savanna : Dry ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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