Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Weavers and Allies :: Spectacled Weaver

Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis

Described by: Smith (1839)
Alternate common name(s): Bottle Weaver
Old scientific name(s): Hyphanturgus ocularis


Masai Mara, Kenya - Jun 16, 2009 © Glen Tepke  South Africa - Date unknown © Giuliano Gerra and Silvio Sommazzi  Kruger National Park, South Africa - Jul, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris  Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen  Kenya - Dec, 2005 © Jean-Michel Fenerole 
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(1) Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon, Congo, n. Zaire, Central African Republic, s. Sudan, s. Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, w. and c. Kenya.
Winters in Tanzania and Angola.
(2) E. Kenya, e. Tanzania and e. Zambia. Malawi, ne. Zimbabwe, Mozambique.
(3) South Africa (n. Transkei to e. Transvaal).
(4) S. Angola, n. Namibia and n. Botswana.
(5) E. South Africa (Transvaal, Natal and 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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