Speke's Weaver (Ploceus spekei) - HBW 15, p. 178
French: Tisserin de Speke
Spanish: Tejedor de Speke
Taxonomy: Hyphantornis spekei Heuglin, 1861, north Somalia.
Thought to form a superspecies with P. spekeoides. Monotypic.
Distribution: W Ethiopia, N & E Somalia, and SW & C Kenya S to NC Tanzania.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
bird feeding in a tree Locality Lake Nakuru National Park, Kenya
Keith and Lynn Youngs 1 December 2013 27 weeks ago 23 sec 4.4
A female feeding on the ground Locality Lake Ziway, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 30 November 2005 8 years ago 35 sec 4.2
A male perched and looking around Locality Nairobi, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Chris and Megan Perkins 30 November 2006 6 years ago 12 sec 4.2
A male in a tree Locality Nairobi, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Chris and Megan Perkins 30 November 2006 6 years ago 12 sec 4
birds nest building Locality Kinangop, Kenya (Monotypic species)
Keith and Lynn Youngs 20 November 2013 29 weeks ago 24 sec 3.6
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Male perched on a flower
Locality Maanzoni Lodge, Machakos, Kenya
James Kashangaki 18 September 2014 9 weeks ago 4.4
Male in breeding plumage.
Locality Soda, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 17 November 2012 1 year ago 4.2
This little guy landed on the land cruiser.
Locality Serengeti National Park, Serengeti, Tanzania
Clark Cipryk 11 February 2011 3 years ago 4
An adult perched on a branch.
Locality Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti, Tanzania
Krzysztof Blachowiak 21 March 2013 1 year ago 3.9
Locality Hell's Gate National Park, Kenya
Rafael Merchante 30 May 2013 1 year ago 3.7
Locality Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Hervé MICHEL 1 November 2007 4 years ago 3.7
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