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Forest Weaver

Ploceus bicolor Vieillot, 1819

The Dark-backed Weaver (Ploceus bicolor), also known as the Forest Weaver, is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
  Ploceus

Scientific:
  Ploceus bicolor

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1819

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 34 p.127

Protonym:
  Ploceus bicolor

Avibase ID:
  7031228660FD7F1A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/70312286

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562290

Geographic range:

  • Ploceus bicolor bicolor: E Cape Province to KwaZulu Natal
  • Ploceus bicolor tephronotus: Extreme se Nigeria and Cameroon; Bioko
  • Ploceus bicolor mentalis: northeastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, southeastern South Sudan (Imatong Mountains), Uganda, and western Kenya
  • Ploceus bicolor kigomaensis: S Democratic Republic of the Congo to Zambia and extreme w Tanzania
  • Ploceus bicolor amaurocephalus: N Angola
  • Ploceus bicolor kersteni: Extreme s Somalia to coastal e Kenya and e Tanzania
  • Ploceus bicolor [stictifrons, lebomboensis or sclateri]: SE Tanzania to e Zimbabwe, Mozambique and n KwaZulu Natal
  • Ploceus bicolor sylvanus: E Zimbabwe and adjacent w Mozambique
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English:
Forest Weaver
Czech:
snovač tmavohřbetý
German:
Waldweber
Danish:
Sortrygget Skovvæver
Spanish:
Tejedor Bicolor
Finnish:
metsäkutoja
French:
Tisserin bicolore
Icelandic:
Skógarvefari
Italian:
Tessitore di foresta
Japanese:
nishokuhataori
Japanese:
ニショクハタオリ
Dutch:
Woudwever
Norwegian:
Skogvever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skogvevar
Polish:
wiklacz dwubarwny
Portuguese:
Tecelão de dorso escuro
Russian:
Лесной ткач
Slovak:
pletiarka dvojfarebná
Swedish:
skogsvävare
Ukrainian:
Ткачик лісовий
Chinese:
灰背织雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Afrikaans: Bosmusikant
Catalan: teixidor bicolor
Czech: Snovac dvojbarvý, snovač tmavohřbetý
Danish: Sortrygget Skovvæver
German: Waldweber, Wald-Weber
English: Dark-backed Weaver, Eastern Forest Weaver, Forest Weaver
English (IOC): Dark-backed Weaver
English (Kenya): Dark-backed Weaver
English (South Africa): Dark-backed Weaver
Spanish: Tejedor Bicolor
Spanish (Spain): Tejedor Bicolor
Spanish (HBW): Forest Weaver
Finnish: Metsäkutoja
French: Tisserin à dos gris, Tisserin à front tacheté, Tisserin bicolore
Hungarian: erdei szövőmadár
Icelandic: Skógarvefari
Italian: Tessitore di foresta
Japanese: nishokuhataori
Japanese: ニショクハタオリ
Scientific: Ploceus bicolor, Ploceus bicolor bicolor
Lithuanian: Miškinis audėjas
Dutch: Woudwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skogvevar
Norwegian: Skogvever
Polish: wiklacz dwubarwny, wikłacz dwubarwny
Portuguese: Tecelão de dorso escuro, Tecelão-das-florestas, tecelão-de-dorso-escuro
Russian: Лесной ткач
Slovak: pletiarka dvojfarebná
Serbian: Šumska tkalja
Swedish: Skogsvävare
Swahili: Kwera Rangi-mbili
Ukrainian: Ткачик лісовий
Xhosa: Ingilikingci
Chinese: 灰背织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 暗背織布鳥
Zulu: iTilongo

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