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Baglafecht weaver

Ploceus baglafecht

2 Species ID Suggestions

Liam 9 years ago
Weaver sps
Ploceidae sps List of birds of Tanzania
Baglafecht weaver
Ploceus baglafecht Baglafecht weaver - Wikipedia

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Zlatan Celebic
Zlatan Celebic a year ago

Dear mcpherson.geoffrey
In order to make sure that PN provides the accurate information of spottings published on it, I took a liberty to curate your spotting, and have added the ID, few keywords and some references. I also included it in corresponding PN Missions, treating African wildlife.
This is a male Baglafecht weaver, one of the common weavers of Tanzania, and judging by its distinguished coloration, I believe of reichenowi subspecies.
The species has relatively wide, but very patchy, distribution in central and eastern Africa; and subspecies found in those could have different coloration.
These weaver birds are usually found in pairs, in woodlands. .
Hope you don't mind my intervention.

Ietermagog 9 years ago

I lean more towards a weaver

Saarbrigger 9 years ago

Probably a typ of oriole.

Arusha, Tanzania

Spotted on Sep 7, 2009
Submitted on Jan 21, 2012

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