Vieillot's Black Weaver

Ploceus nigerrimus - Tisserin noir

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Plocéidés

  • Genus
    :

    Ploceus

  • Species
    :

    nigerrimus

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1819

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 25 à 42 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Tisserin noir
♂ adult plum. breeding
Tisserin noir
♀ adult

Vieillot's Black Weaver (Ploceus nigerrimus) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Ploceus nigerrimus nigerrimus (se Nigeria to s Sudan, Uganda, w Kenya, w Tanzania, s DRCongo and Angola)
  • Ploceus nigerrimus castaneofuscus (Sierra Leone to s Nigeria)

Foreign names

  • Tisserin noir,
  • Tejedor de Vieillot,
  • tecelão-preto,
  • Vieillotweber,
  • fekete szövőmadár,
  • Fluweelwever,
  • Tessitore nero di Vieillot,
  • vieillotvävare,
  • Svartvever,
  • pletiarka čierna,
  • snovač černý,
  • Sortvæver,
  • mustakutoja,
  • teixidor negre,
  • wikłacz czarny,
  • Болотный ткач,
  • クロハタオリ,
  • 大黑织雀,
  • 大黑織布鳥,

Voice song and cries

Tisserin noir
♂ adult

Habitat

Tisserin noir
♂ adult plum. breeding

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Savanna : Dry ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

QRcode Tisserin noir
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