Northern Brown-throated Weaver
Ploceus castanops
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The white eye is one feature that distinguishes the female northern brown-throated weaver (right lower image) from the otherwise similar female yellow-backed weaver. The top bird was in the Serengeti. The left 3rd row bird was seen on Lukuba Island (1-14); the right 3rd row, at Speke's Bay, courtesy of Paul Oliver. The 2nd row and left bottom photos were taken at Speke's Bay. The other photos were taken on Lukuba Island (9-10), courtesy of Valéry Schollaert. Click the female to see 17 enlargements including a nest, juveniles and immatures.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Valéry Schollaert, Paul Oliver, Per Holmen, Linda Bushman

Last Update this page: 1-08-24