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Vieillot's black weaver

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Ploceus
Higher classification  Ploceus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Ploceidae
Scientific name  Ploceus nigerrimus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Slender‑billed weaver, Black‑necked weaver, Yellow‑mantled weaver, Black‑billed weaver, Bird

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The Vieillot's black weaver (Ploceus nigerrimus) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Angola, Benin, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, and Uganda. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

This bird is named after the French ornithologist Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot.

References

Vieillot's black weaver Wikipedia


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