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
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Range(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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