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
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 5 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 40 weeks ago 4.5
A male on a tree.
mohammmmad alamin khogaly... 13 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 1 year 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 9 weeks ago 4
A female perched.
mohammmmad alamin khogaly... 24 weeks ago 4
A male feeding on seeds.
Locality Tihamat al-Yemen region, Yemen (Monotypic species)
Hanne and Jens Eriksen 40 weeks ago 4
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