Yellow-backed (-mantled) Weaver
Ploceus melanocephalus
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The range of the yellow-backed weaver includes northwestern Tanzania. The upper two male photos were taken at Speke's Bay (3-13), courtesy of Paul Oliver; the female, in Minziro FR (7-16), courtesy of Per Holmen. The other photos were taken at Lake Bunyonyi (Uganda, 2-10), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. Click the photo above to see nine enlargements including a nest and breeding males.
Weaver Wednesday

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-21 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Karine Van der Vurst, Paul Oliver, Jason Anderson, Per Holmen

Last Update this page: 7-20-19