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Red-headed Weaver

Anaplectes rubriceps leuconotus

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Spotted outside our house...



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15 Comments

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 7 years ago

http://weavers.adu.org.za/sp_rhw1.php
see the blue box at the bottom of the link
I think this bird is Anaplectes rubriceps leuconotus to be precise.

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 7 years ago

Great capture!

Jellis
Jellis 7 years ago

It is still a Red Headed Weaver.
http://lists.ukzn.ac.za/pipermail/sabird...
It's maybe a split in the species.
http://www.kenyabirds.org.uk/red-headed_...

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 7 years ago

I don't know if this is any help:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/by-ken/3873...

Jellis
Jellis 7 years ago

I see where the problem is. The black mask. Still searching

JinkyDee
JinkyDee 7 years ago

Thanks, Janet :)

Jellis
Jellis 7 years ago

In case you missed it LivanEscudero suggested
Red-headed Weaver (Anaplectes rubriceps)

JinkyDee
JinkyDee 7 years ago

@Sachin and Leuba: Thank you :)

JinkyDee
JinkyDee 7 years ago

@letermagog and livan: I'll try to look for other photos of this spotting that show the back for better ID of these birds. Thanks.

JinkyDee
JinkyDee 7 years ago

@Apple: I would surely look for that wild love mission. Thanks!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 7 years ago

Fabulous picture,

Apple
Apple 7 years ago

How great! I think there is a mission for Wild Love...this would be perfect for that.

Ietermagog
Ietermagog 7 years ago

Looks like red-headed weaver, but species I know doesn't have black face patch

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

one of the prettiest pictures I've ever seen -such lovely birds !

LivanEscudero
LivanEscudero 7 years ago

looks like a Red-headed weaver couple male (red head) female (yellow)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-headed_...

JinkyDee
Spotted by
JinkyDee

Arusha, Tanzania

Lat: -3.37, Long: 36.86

Spotted on Mar 7, 2012
Submitted on Mar 7, 2012

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