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 10 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 7 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 12 weeks ago 24 sec 3.6
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Male in breeding plumage.
Locality Soda, Oromia Region, Ethiopia (Monotypic species)
Fran Trabalon 17 November 2012 36 weeks ago 4.2
An adult perched on a branch.
Locality Ngorongoro Crater, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Serengeti, Tanzania
Krzysztof Blachowiak 21 March 2013 46 weeks 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
Locality Hell's Gate National Park, Kenya
Rafael Merchante 30 May 2013 48 weeks ago 3.7
Locality Amboseli National Park, Kenya
Hervé MICHEL 1 November 2007 4 years ago 3.7
Locality Sweetwaters Game Reserve, Kenya
NCairns 5 November 2010 3 years ago 3
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