Yellow-mantled Widowbird

Euplectes macroura - Euplecte à dos d'or

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Euplectes

  • Species
    :

    macroura

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 14 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 17 à 29 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Yellow-mantled Widowbird (Euplectes macroura) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Euplectes macroura macrocercus (Ethiopia, Uganda and w Kenya)
  • Euplectes macroura macroura (Senegal and Gambia to s Sudan and sw Kenya and south to Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe and w Mozambique)
  • Euplectes macroura conradsi (Ukerewe I. in Lake Victoria)

Foreign names

  • Euplecte à dos d'or,
  • Obispo dorsiamarillo,
  • Viúva-de-manto-amarelo,
  • Gelbschulterwida,
  • sárgapalástú özvegypinty,
  • Geelrugwidavink,
  • Vedova spallegialle,
  • Gulryggad vidafink,
  • Gulkappevever,
  • tkáčik žltochrbtý,
  • vida dlouhoocasá,
  • Gulrygget Vidafinke,
  • keltaselkäpiispa,
  • Geelrugflap,
  • bisbe de dors groc,
  • wikłacz płaszczowy,
  • Желтоплечий бархатный ткач,
  • キガタホウオウ,
  • 黄肩巧织雀,
  • 黃肩寡婦鳥,

Habitat

Savanna : Moist ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Shrub Dominated Wetlands, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands

Geographic range

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