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Black-headed Weaver

Ploceus melanocephalus (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The black-headed weaver, also known as yellow-backed weaver, is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.175

Protonym:
  Loxia melanocephala

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727082


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  19D053B3A2A59558

Avibase ID:
  avibase-19D053B3

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/19D053B3


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562311

Geographic range:

  • Ploceus melanocephalus melanocephalus: N Senegal to s Mauritania, Niger and Mali
  • Ploceus melanocephalus duboisi: Congo, s Central African Republic andn Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Ploceus melanocephalus [dimidiatus or fischeri]: Eritrea, northwestern Ethiopia, southeastern Sudan, southern South Sudan, easern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, western Kenya, northwestern Tanzania, and northeastern Zambia
  • Ploceus melanocephalus capitalis: Guinea-Bissau to Niger, s Chad and Central African Republic
English:
Black-headed Weaver
Catalan:
teixidor capnegre
Czech:
snovač černohlavý
Danish:
Sorthovedet Væver
German:
Schwarzkopfweber
Spanish:
Tejedor Cabecinegro
Spanish (Spain):
Tejedor Cabecinegro
Finnish:
mustapääkutoja
French:
Tisserin à tête noire
Croatian:
crnoglava pletilja
Hungarian:
feketefejű szövőmadár
Icelandic:
Hettuvefari
Italian:
Tessitore testanera
Japanese (romaji):
zugurohataori
Japanese:
ズグロハタオリ
Lithuanian:
Juodagalvis audėjas
Dutch:
Zwartkopwever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svarthovudvevar
Norwegian:
Svarthodevever
Polish:
wikłacz czarnogłowy
Portuguese:
Tecelão-de-cabeça-preta
Russian:
Черноголовый ткач
Slovak:
pletiarka čiernohlavá
Serbian:
Crnoglava tekstor tkalja
Swedish:
svarthuvad vävare
Ukrainian:
Ткачик чорноголовий
Chinese:
黑头黄背织雀
Chinese (Traditional):
黑頭黃背織布鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tisserin à tête noire ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tisserin à tête noire ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Yellow-backed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
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:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Yellow-backed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Ploceus melanocephalus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Ploceus melanocephalus [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Ploceus melanocephalus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Black-headed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ploceus melanocephalus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ploceus melanocephalus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Swartkopwewer
Asturian: Texedor tiestaprieu
Belarusian: Чорнагаловы ткач
Bulgarian: Черноглав тъкач
Catalan: Teixidor capnegre
Czech: Snovac cernohlavý, snovač černohlavý
Welsh: Gwehydd penddu
Danish: Sorthovedet Væver
German: Kleiner Textor, Schwarzkopfweber, Schwarzkopf-Weber, Victoriaweber
Greek: Μαυρoκέφαλoς υφαvτής, Μαυροκέφαλος Υφαντής
English: Black headed Weaver, Black-headed Weaver, Gambian Black-headed Weaver, Yellow-backed Weaver
English, HBW: Black-headed Weaver
English (IOC): Black-headed Weaver
English (Kenya): Yellow-backed Weaver
English (United States): Black-headed Weaver
Esperanto: Nigrakapa ploceo
Spanish: Tejedor Cabecinegro, Tejedor de Cabeza Negra
Spanish (Spain): Tejedor Cabecinegro
Spanish (HBW): Tejedor cabecinegro
Estonian: mustpea-kangurlind
Basque: Txori ehule burubeltz, Txori ehule burubeltza
Finnish: Mustapääkutoja
French: Malimbe à tête noire, Tisserin à tête noire, Tisserin du Victoria
Frisian: Swartkopwever
Irish: Fíodóir ceanndubh
Galician: Tecelán de cabeza negra
Manx: Fidder kione-doo
Croatian: crnoglava pletilja
Hungarian: feketefejű szövőmadár
Icelandic: Hettuvefari
Italian: Tessitore testanera
Japanese (romaji): zugurohataori
Japanese: ズグロハタオリ
Kazakh: қарабас өргіқұс
Kirghiz: кара баш өрмөкчү
Scientific: Loxia melanocephala, Malimbus melanocephalus, Ploceus capitalis, Ploceus duboisi, Ploceus melanocephalus, Ploceus melanocephalus capitalis, Ploceus melanocephalus duboisi, Ploceus melanocephalus melanocephalus, Tanagra capitalis
Lithuanian: Juodagalvis audėjas
Latvian: Melngalvas audējputns
Macedonian: Црноглава ткајачка
Maltese: għasfur nissieġ ta' rasu sewda
Dutch: Zwartkopwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svarthovudvevar
Norwegian: Svarthodevever
Polish: wiklacz czarnoglowy, wikłacz czarnogłowy
Portuguese: Tecelão-de-cabeça-preta
Portuguese (Portugal): Tecelão-de-cabeça-preta
Rhaeto-Romance: Utschè tessunz dal chau nair
Romanian: Ţesător cu cap negru
Russian: Черноголовый ткач
Northern Sami: Čáhppesoaigođđinloddi
Slovak: Pletiarka čiernohlavá
Slovenian: Črnoglavi tkalec
Serbian: Crnoglava tekstor tkalja, Crnoglava tkalja
Swedish: Svarthuvad vävare
Swahili: Kwera Mgongo-njano
Turkish: Kara başlı dokumacı, Karabaşlı dokumacı
Ukrainian: Ткачик чорноголовий
Chinese: 黑头黄背织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頭黃背織布鳥

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