Weavers (Ploceidae)

Cardinal Quelea (Quelea cardinalis) - HBW 15, p. 140

French: Travailleur cardinal German: Kardinalweber Spanish: Quelea Cardenal

Taxonomy: Hyphantica cardinalis Hartlaub, 1880, Lado, Sudan.
Sometimes placed with Q. erythrops in a separate genus, Queleopsis. Proposed race rhodesiae (described from E Zambia) alleged to have brown on nape more extensive, but individual variation occurs throughout species' range. Treated as monotypic.

Distribution: Regular in S Sudan, NE DRCongo, Uganda, W Kenya and NW & N Tanzania S to E Zambia.

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