Baya Weaver

Ploceus philippinus - Tisserin baya

Tisserin baya
♂ adult plum. breeding
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ploceus

  • Species
    :

    philippinus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 18 à 28 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tisserin baya
♂ adult plum. breeding
Tisserin baya
♀ adult

Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Ploceus philippinus philippinus (Pakistan, India. except sw and ne. , Sri Lanka and s Nepal)
  • Ploceus philippinus travancoreensis (sw India)
  • Ploceus philippinus burmanicus (Bhutan, ne India and Bangladesh through Myanmar to sw China)
  • Ploceus philippinus angelorum (Thailand and s Laos)
  • Ploceus philippinus infortunatus (s Vietnam, Malay Pen., Borneo and Sumatra, Java and Bali)

Foreign names

  • Tisserin baya,
  • Tejedor baya,
  • tecelão-baia,
  • Bayaweber,
  • bájaszövőmadár,
  • Bayawever,
  • Tessitore baya,
  • bayavävare,
  • Bayavever,
  • pletiarka baja,
  • snovač asijský,
  • Bayavæver,
  • riisikutoja,
  • teixidor baya,
  • wikłacz złotogłowy,
  • Ткач-байя,
  • Manyar tempua,
  • キムネコウヨウジャク,
  • 黄胸织雀,
  • นกกระจาบธรรมดา,
  • 黃胸織布鳥,

Voice song and cries

Tisserin baya
♂ adult

Habitat

Tisserin baya
♂ adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels)

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Tisserin baya
published: - Updated: 01-05-2006
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