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Black-headed Weaver

Ploceus melanocephalus (Linnaeus, 1758)

The Black-headed Weaver (Ploceus melanocephalus), also known as the Yellow-backed Weaver, is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in savanna and similar habitats, typically near water, in West, Central and East Africa. It has also been introduced to Spain and Portugal. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
  Ploceus

Scientific:
  Ploceus melanocephalus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.175

Protonym:
  Loxia melanocephala

Avibase ID:
  19D053B3A2A59558

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
Czech:
snovač černohlavý
German:
Schwarzkopfweber
Danish:
Sorthovedet Væver
Spanish:
Tejedor Cabecinegro
Finnish:
mustapääkutoja
French:
Tisserin à tête noire
Icelandic:
Hettuvefari
Italian:
Tessitore testanera
Japanese:
zugurohataori
Japanese:
ズグロハタオリ
Dutch:
Zwartkopwever
Norwegian:
Svarthodevever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svarthovudvevar
Polish:
wiklacz czarnoglowy
Portuguese:
Tecelão-de-cabeça-preta
Russian:
Черноголовый ткач
Slovak:
pletiarka čiernohlavá
Swedish:
svarthuvad vävare
Ukrainian:
Ткачик чорноголовий
Chinese:
黑头黄背织雀


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) [version 1]
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]
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]
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 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):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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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):
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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):
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:
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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:
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):
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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):
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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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 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:
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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:
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:
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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:
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]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Yellow-backed Weaver ( Ploceus melanocephalus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Ploceus melanocephalus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Ploceus melanocephalus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
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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Catalan: Teixidor capnegre
Czech: Snovac cernohlavý, snovač černohlavý
Danish: Sorthovedet Væver
German: Kleiner Textor, Schwarzkopfweber, Schwarzkopf-Weber, Victoriaweber
English: Black headed Weaver, Black-headed Weaver, Gambian Black-headed Weaver, Yellow-backed Weaver
English (IOC): Black-headed Weaver
English (Kenya): Yellow-backed Weaver
Spanish: Tejedor Cabecinegro, Tejedor de Cabeza Negra
Spanish (Spain): Tejedor Cabecinegro
Spanish (HBW): Tejedor cabecinegro
Estonian: mustpea-kangurlind
Finnish: Mustapääkutoja
French: Tisserin à tête noire, Tisserin du Victoria
Hungarian: feketefejű szövőmadár
Icelandic: Hettuvefari
Italian: Tessitore testanera
Japanese: zugurohataori
Japanese: ズグロハタオリ
Scientific: Loxia melanocephala, Ploceus capitalis, Ploceus duboisi, Ploceus melanocephalus, Ploceus melanocephalus melanocephalus
Lithuanian: Juodagalvis audėjas
Dutch: Zwartkopwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svarthovudvevar
Norwegian: Svarthodevever
Polish: wiklacz czarnoglowy, wikłacz czarnogłowy
Portuguese: Tecelão-de-cabeça-preta
Portuguese (Portugal): Tecelão-de-cabeça-preta
Russian: Черноголовый ткач
Slovak: Pletiarka čiernohlavá
Serbian: Crnoglava tekstor tkalja
Swedish: Svarthuvad vävare
Swahili: Kwera Mgongo-njano
Ukrainian: Ткачик чорноголовий
Chinese: 黑头黄背织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 黑頭黃背織布鳥

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