Rüppell's Weaver (Ploceus galbula) - HBW 15, p. 170
French: Tisserin de Rüppell
Spanish: Tejedor de Rüppell
Taxonomy: Ploceus galbula Rüppell, 1840, Modat valley, Eritrea.
Distribution: NE & E Sudan, N Eritrea (including Dahlak Archipelago), C & NE Ethiopia, Djibouti, N Somalia, and S Arabian Peninsula (SW Saudi Arabia, Yemen, W Oman).
- Least Concern Enlarge map
A male in breeding plumage, bathing in a puddle. Locality Lake Langano, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 November 2005 7 years ago 34 sec 4.4
male foraging Locality Lake Langano (Wabe Shebelle) Hotel, Lake Langano, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Martin Kennewell 28 October 2010 12 weeks ago 24 sec 4.2
A frontal view, then a back view of a bird Locality Salalah, Dhofar Governorate, Oman (Monotypic species)
Eric Roualet 11 November 2010 2 years ago 13 sec 3.5
A male calling in a bush Locality Saudi Arabia (Monotypic species)
John Gregory 30 April 2002 6 years ago 9 sec 2.4
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A male building its nest.
Locality Salalah, Dhofar Governorate, Oman (Monotypic species)
Hanne and Jens Eriksen 1 year ago 4.5
A male on a tree.
mohammmmad alamin khogaly... 41 weeks ago 4.3
A flock flew and landed on mu hotel breakfast table
Locality Salalah, Dhofar Governorate, Oman
John A Thompson 8 November 2011 2 years ago 4.2
A small yellow Rüppell's Weaver of the Ploceidae family standing on a small twig
Locality Debre Zeit, Ethiopia
derejeb 10 March 2013 37 weeks ago 4
A female perched.
mohammmmad alamin khogaly... 1 year ago 4
A male feeding on seeds.
Locality Tihamat al-Yemen region, Yemen (Monotypic species)
Hanne and Jens Eriksen 1 year ago 4
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