Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Waxbills and Allies :: Bronze Mannikin

Bronze Mannikin Spermestes cucullatus

Described by: Swainson (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Hooded Weaver
Old scientific name(s): Lonchura cucullata


The Gambia - Feb, 2004 © Ben van den Broek  Senegambia Hotel, The Gambia - Nov 25, 2004 © Ian Esland  Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Sep 12, 2004 © Alan Manson  Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Oct 16, 2005 © Alan Manson  Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Dec 17, 2006 © Alan Manson 
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(1) Senegambia, sw. Mali, Burkina Faso, Guinea-Bissau, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, s. Niger, Nigeria, Cameroon, Fernando Po, Sao Tome and Principe to Central African Republic, Sudan, and Uganda.
(2) S. Zaire to e. South Africa (e. Cape Province).
(3) Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania including Zanzibar, Mafia, and Pemba Is., Angola, Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, s. to South Africa (Cape Province).


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


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