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Lesser masked weaver

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Ploceus
Higher classification  Ploceus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Ploceidae
Scientific name  Ploceus intermedius
Rank  Species
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Similar  Bird, Weavers, Ploceus, Southern masked weaver, Spectacled weaver

Lesser masked weaver


The lesser masked weaver (Ploceus intermedius) is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae. It builds its nests in large colonies, often alongside the village weaver and sometimes the red-billed buffalo weaver. This species is commonly parasitised by the Diederik cuckoo.

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Lesser masked weaver


Range

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It is found in Angola, Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Races

There are two races:

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  • P. i. intermedius Rüppell, 1845 – From Djibouti to central Tanzania
  • P. i. cabanisii (W. K. H. Peters, 1868) – African west coast and southern Africa

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    References

    Lesser masked weaver Wikipedia


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