Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Weavers and Allies :: Black-necked Weaver

Black-necked Weaver Ploceus nigricollis

Described by: Vieillot (1805)
Alternate common name(s): Swainson's Weaver
Old scientific name(s): Hyphanturgus nigricollis


Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia - Feb 7, 2004 © Ben van den Broek  Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia - Feb 7, 2004 © Ben van den Broek 
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(1) Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, and Cameroon.
(2) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo, cw. and n. Angola, Central African Republic, n. Zaire, s. Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, and w. Kenya.
(3) Fernando Po (Bioko Is.).
(4) Sw. Ethiopia, s. Somalia, e. Kenya and ne. Tanzania.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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