Dark-backed (Forest) Weaver
Ploceus bicolor
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The upper photos of a dark-backed weaver in hand are courtesy of Dr. Louis A. Hansen who noted: adults, sexes alike, subspecies probably kersteni, Udzungwa Mts, 9-07. The left 2nd row bird, ssp. mentalis with dark grey back and wings (Nyungwe NP, Rwanda, 12-09) is courtesy of Jason Anderson; the 3rd row birds were in the Msumbugwe forest (9-06); the right 4th row, Udzungwa Mountains (11-14), courtesy of Paul Oliver; and the left 4th row, ssp. mentalis, Kakamega forest (9-16). The bottom photos (Amani FR, 11-22 & Kakamega FR, 1-23) are courtesy of Per Holmen.
Weaver Wednesday

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Paul Oliver, Jason Anderson, Dr. Louis A. Hansen, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 4-20-23

Kakamga, I-23)