Bertram's Weaver (Ploceus bertrandi) - HBW 15, p. 189
French: Tisserin de Bertram
Spanish: Tejedor de Malawi
Other common names: Bertrand's/Bartam's Weaver
Taxonomy: Hyphantornis bertrandi Shelley, 1893, Zomba, Malawi.
Has been thought to form a superspecies with P. nigrimentus and P. baglafecht, with P. bannermani and P. batesi regarded as part of same species group. Monotypic.
Distribution: SW & E Tanzania, NE Zambia, Malawi and NW Mozambique.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Male and female on top of bush. Male singing. Locality Zomba Plateau, Southern Region, Malawi
Jason Anderson 12 September 2015 8 weeks ago 38 sec 3.7
Bird feeding in pine tree. Call faint but can be heard, recalling P. baglafecht. Locality Zomba Plateau, Southern Region, Malawi (Monotypic species)
Jason Anderson 21 June 2015 21 weeks ago 29 sec 3.7
A male preening and shaking its plumage Locality Malawi (Monotypic species)
Christian Boix Hinzen 5 December 2007 7 years ago 28 sec 2.8
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