Vieillot's Black Weaver
Ploceus nigerrimus
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Vieillot's black weaver is in western Tanzania at forest and lake edge and cultivation. The adult male is all black with a yellow eye; the female and immature are olive with yellow below and pale eyes; the juvenile with darker eyes, see slideshow. The left 2nd row photo was taken in Rwinkavu (Rwanda, 9-11), courtesy of Jason Anderson; the right 2nd row, in Minziro FR (7-16), courtesy of Per Holmen. The other photos were taken in Minziro and Mahale NP. Click the photo above to see 12 enlargements.
Weaver Wednesday

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-22 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Jason Anderson, Paul Oliver, Florence Holmen, Per Holmen
Amos Pampy Hardecker

Last Update this page: 5-21-22