Weavers (Ploceidae)

Yellow-mantled Weaver (Ploceus tricolor) - HBW 15, p. 184

French: Tisserin tricolore German: Dreifarbenweber Spanish: Tejedor Tricolor

Taxonomy: Hyphantornis tricolor Hartlaub, 1854, Sierra Leone.
Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • tricolor ( Hartlaub, 1854) - Sierra Leone, SE Guinea, Liberia, S Ivory Coast, S Ghana and S Togo E to W & S Cameroon and extreme SW Central African Republic, S to Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, N & W PRCongo, extreme N Angola (Cabinda) and extreme SW DRCongo (mouth of R Congo).
  • interscapularis Reichenow, 1893 - locally in N, C & NE DRCongo and SW & S Uganda, also NW Angola (Cuanza Norte).

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