Weavers (Ploceidae)

Sakalava Weaver (Ploceus sakalava) - HBW 15, p. 177

French: Tisserin sakalave German: Sakalavaweber Spanish: Tejedor Sakalava
Other common names: Saka, Sakalava Fody

Taxonomy: Ploceus sakalava Hartlaub, 1861, Madagascar.
In the past was sometimes placed in genus Foudia. Thought to form a superspecies with P. nelicourvi, and has been considered conspecific. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • sakalava Hartlaub, 1861 - N & W Madagascar.
  • minor ( Delacour & Berlioz, 1931) - SW & S Madagascar.

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