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Village Weaver

Ploceus cucullatus (Statius Muller, 1776)

The village weaver , also known as the spotted-backed weaver or black-headed weaver, is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae found in much of sub-Saharan Africa. It has also been introduced to Portugal as well as to the islands of Hispaniola, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Mauritius and Réunion. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
   Ploceus
Scientific:
  Ploceus cucullatus


Original description

Citation:
  (Statius Muller, 1776)

Reference:
  Natursyst.Suppl. p.87

Protonym:
  Oriolus cucullatus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/52710040


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1226BBB2A1B2E284

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1226BBB2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1226BBB2


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562296

Geographic range:

  • Ploceus cucullatus cucullatus: Mauritania east to Chad, and south through west Africa to Bioko, northern Gabon and northwestern Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Ploceus cucullatus graueri: E Democratic Republic of the Congo to Rwanda, Burundi and adjacent w Tanzania
  • Ploceus cucullatus bohndorffi: northern Gabon, Central African Republic, northern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southwestern South Sudan, Uganda, western Kenya, and northwestern Tanzania
  • Ploceus cucullatus frobenii: S Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Ploceus cucullatus abyssinicus: Eritrea, Ethiopia, southeastern Sudan, and eastern South Sudan
  • Ploceus cucullatus collaris: Gabon to sw Democratic Republic of the Congo and n Angola
  • Ploceus cucullatus [spilonotus or dilutescens]: SE Botswana to s Mozambique, South Africa and Lesotho
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English:
Village Weaver
Catalan:
Teixidor social
Czech:
snovač zahradní
Danish:
Stor Maskevæver
German:
Textor
Spanish:
Tejedor de la Villa
Spanish (Spain):
Tejedor Africano
Finnish:
kyläkutoja
French:
Tisserin gendarme
Hungarian:
málinkó-szövőmadár
Icelandic:
Uxavefari
Italian:
Tessitore testanera dei villaggi
Japanese (romaji):
zugurourokohataori
Japanese:
ズグロウロコハタオリ
Lithuanian:
Margasis audėjas
Dutch:
Grote Textorwever
Norwegian:
Landsbyvever
Polish:
wiklacz zmienny
Portuguese:
Tecelão-malhado
Russian:
Деревенский ткачик
Slovak:
pletiarka dedinská
Serbian:
Seoska tkalja
Swedish:
Byvävare
Ukrainian:
Ткачик великий
Chinese:
黑头织雀
Chinese (Traditional):
黑頭群棲織布鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Village Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Village Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Village Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Village Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Village Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Village Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Village Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Village Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Village Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tisserin gendarme ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus cucullatus) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Ploceus [cucullatus or nigriceps] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Bontrugwewer
Catalan: Teixidor social
Czech: snovač zahradní
Danish: Stor Maskevæver
German: Dorfweber, Textor, Textorweber
English: Black-headed Village Weaver, Black-headed Weaver, Spottedbacked Weaver, Spotted-backed Weaver, Village Weaver, Western Village Weaver
English (Kenya): Village Weaver
Esperanto: Kapuĉa ploceo
Spanish: Chichiguao, Madam Sagá, Tejedor Cogullado, Tejedor de la Villa
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Chichiguao, Madam Sagá
Spanish (Spain): Tejedor Africano
Spanish (Venezuela): Tejedor de Cabeza Negra
Finnish: kyläkutoja
French: Tisserin Cap-Moor, Tisserin des villages, Tisserin gendarme, Tisserin villageois
Irish: fíodóir ceanndubh
Guadeloupean Creole French: madame sara, Tisserin
Haitian Creole French: Madan Sara
Hungarian: málinkó-szövőmadár
Icelandic: Uxavefari
Italian: Tessitore testanera dei villaggi
Japanese (romaji): zugurourokohataori
Japanese: ズグロウロコハタオリ
Kirghiz: ири маскалуу өрмөкчү
Scientific: Malimbus cucullatus, Oriolus cucullatus, Ploceus cucullatus, Ploceus cucullatus cucullatus
Lithuanian: Margasis audėjas
Maltese: għasfur nissieġ tar-raħal
Dutch: Grote Textorwever
Norwegian: Landsbyvever, Stor textorvever
Sotho, Northern: Thaga
Polish: wiklacz zmienny, wikłacz zmienny, Wikłacz żółtopręgowy
Portuguese: Tecelão-malhado
Portuguese (Portugal): Cacho-caldeirão
Russian: Деревенский ткачик, Черноголовый ткач
Slovak: pletiarka dedinská
Slovenian: kukavicji tkalec, Vaški
Shona: Jesa
Serbian: Seoska tkalja
Siswant: Lihlokohloko
Sotho, Southern: Letholopje
Swedish: Byvävare
Swahili: Kwera Nguya
Tswana: Thaga
Turkish: kara başlı dokumacı, Kara-başlı Dokumacı
Tsonga: Ndzheyana
Ukrainian: Ткачик великий
Xhosa: Ihobo-hobo
Chinese: 黑头织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頭群棲織布鳥
Zulu: iHlokohloko

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