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White-headed Buffalo-Weaver

Dinemellia dinemelli (Rüppell, 1845)

The White-headed Buffalo Weaver (Dinemellia dinemelli) is a species of passerine bird in the family Ploceidae native to East Africa. The buffalo part of its name derives from its habit of following the African buffalo, feeding on disturbed insects. Two subspecies are recognized. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
  Dinemellia

Scientific:
  Dinemellia dinemelli

Citation:
  (Rüppell, 1845)

Reference:
  Systemat.Uebers.Vog.N.-O.-Afr. p.72 pl.30

Protonym:
  Textor dinemelli

Avibase ID:
  00B07B12B84745BE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/00B07B12

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559795

Geographic range:

  • Dinemellia dinemelli dinemelli: Sudan to Somalia and Kenya
  • Dinemellia dinemelli boehmi: SE Kenya to Tanzania
English:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver
Czech:
snovač bělohlavý
German:
Starweber
Danish:
Hvidhovedet Bøffelvæver
Spanish:
Bufalero Cabeciblanco
Finnish:
tuliperäkutoja
French:
Alecto à tête blanche
Icelandic:
Kollvefari
Italian:
Tessitore dei bufali testabianca
Japanese:
shirogashiraushihataori
Japanese:
シロガシラウシハタオリ
Dutch:
Witkopbuffelwever
Norwegian:
Hvithodevever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kvithovudvevar
Polish:
bawolik bialoglowy
Portuguese:
Tecelão-búfalo-de-cabeça-branca
Russian:
Буйволовая белоголовая птица
Slovak:
byvoliar bielohlavý
Swedish:
vithuvad buffelvävare
Ukrainian:
Алекто білоголовий
Chinese:
白头牛文鸟


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Alecto à tête blanche ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Alecto à tête blanche ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
White-headed Buffalo Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
White-headed Buffalo Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-headed Buffalo Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-headed Buffalo Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-headed Buffalo Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-headed Buffalo Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
White-headed Buffalo-weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Dinemellia dinemelli [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Dinemellia dinemelli [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Dinemellia dinemelli [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
White-headed Buffalo-Weaver ( Dinemellia dinemelli) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dinemellia dinemelli [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Dinemellia dinemelli [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: teixidor bufaler capblanc
Czech: snovač bělohlavý, Tkalcík belohlavý
Danish: Hvidhovedet Bøffelvæver
German: Starweber
English: White headed Buffalo Weaver, White-headed Buffalo Weaver, White-headed Buffalo-Weaver
English (IOC): White-headed Buffalo Weaver
English (Kenya): White-headed Buffalo Weaver
Spanish: Bufalero Cabeciblanco, Tejedor Búfalo de Cabeza Blanca
Spanish (Spain): Bufalero Cabeciblanco
Spanish (HBW): White-headed Buffalo-Weaver
Finnish: Tuliperäkutoja
French: Alecto à tête blanche, Tisserin dinemelli
Hungarian: fehérfejű szövőmadár
Icelandic: Kollvefari
Italian: Tessitore dei bufali testabianca
Japanese: shirogashirahataori, shirogashiraonihataori, shirogashiraushihataori
Japanese: シロガシラウシハタオリ, シロガシラオニハタオリ, シロガシラハタオリ
Scientific: Dinemellia dinemelli, Dinemellia dinemelli dinemelli, Textor dinemelli
Lithuanian: Baltagalvis buivolinis audėjas
Dutch: Witkopbuffelwever, Witkop-buffelwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kvithovudvevar
Norwegian: Hvithodevever
Polish: bawolik bialoglowy, bawolik białogłowy
Portuguese: Tecelão-búfalo-de-cabeça-branca
Russian: Белоголовая буйволова птица, белоголовый скворцовый ткач, Буйволовая белоголовая птица
Slovak: byvoliar bielohlavý
Serbian: Beloglava bivolja tkalja
Swedish: Vithuvad buffelvävare
Swahili: Manofi Kichwa-cheupe
Ukrainian: Алекто білоголовий
Chinese: 白头牛文鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 白頭牛文鳥

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