Passeriformes

Weavers (Ploceidae)

HBW 15, p. 74

  • Small to medium-sized passerines with slender to heavy bill; plumage often yellow with black, or red and black, and frequently sexually dimorphic; many species with distinctive breeding plumage, some males with long ornamental tail feathers.
  • Africa, tropical Asia and Indian Ocean islands.
  • Forest, grassland, macchia, marshes and reedbeds, scrub-land, orchards and gardens.
  • 17 genera, 116 species, 207 taxa.
  • 13 species threatened; none extinct since 1600.
  • 7
  • 6
  • 5
  • 1
  • 97
ploceidae-weavers.jpg

List of species:

Sort and Filter [ + ]

Family statistics

17 genera, 116 species

1589 files covering
17 genera (100%)
106 species (91%)

 

    570 videos covering
15 genera (88%)
78 species (67%)
    974 photographs covering
17 genera (100%)
106 species (91%)
    45 sound recordings covering
13 genera (76%)
37 species (32%)
116 106 91 78 67 106 91 37 32


Highlighted photographs