Ploceus (weavers - part)

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Species occurring in southern Africa

Ploceus bicolor (Dark-backed weaver , Forest weaver) 
Ploceus capensis (Cape weaver) 
s, Spotted-backed weaver) 
Ploceus intermedius (Lesser masked-weaver) 
Ploceus ocularis (Spectacled weaver)
Ploceus olivaceiceps (Olive-headed weaver) 
Ploceus rubiginosus (Chestnut weaver) 
Ploceus subaureus (Yellow weaver) 
Ploceus velatus (Southern masked-weaver) 
Ploceus xanthops (Golden weaver) 
Ploceus xanthopterus (Southern brown-throated weaver) 

There are a number of species that are referred to as weavers but which are not in the genus Ploceus. In southern Africa, these include Bubalornis niger (Redbilled Buffalo Weaver), Plocepasser mahali (Whitebrowed Sparrow-Weaver), Amblyospiza albifrons (Thickbilled Weaver), Philetairus socius (Sociable Weaver), and Anaplectes melanotis (Redheaded Weaver).

 
 

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