Vitelline Masked Weaver
Ploceus vitellinus
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The vitelline masked weaver is common in the drier areas of north central and northeast Tanzania. It is also called the southern masked weaver or the African masked weaver. The right upper photo was taken in Same (4-19), courtesy of Sadik Kassam. The bottom male (Seronera, 10-15) is courtesy of Michael Oates; click the it to see 13 enlargements including eggs, nests and breeding and non-breeding females. The other photos were taken in Soitorgoss, Tarangire, and Naipilokonya.

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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:
Sadik Kassam, Keith Bailey, Karine Van der Vurst, Rick Carlson
Michael Oates, Kileo Jumah

Last Update this page: 1-09-24