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Southern Masked-Weaver

Ploceus velatus Vieillot, 1819

The Southern Masked Weaver or African Masked Weaver (Ploceus velatus) is a resident breeding bird species common throughout southern Africa. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
  Ploceus

Scientific:
  Ploceus velatus

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1819

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 34 p.132

Protonym:
  Ploceus velatus

Avibase ID:
  A36C50499FFCA11D

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A36C5049

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562336

Geographic range:

  • Ploceus velatus velatus (velatus): Western Cape, Northern Cape and Free State
  • Ploceus velatus velatus (tahatali): Zimbabwe, se Botswana, sw Mozambique, e Swaziland, ne Natal
  • Ploceus velatus velatus (shelleyi): Zambia, Malawi and Mozambique
  • Ploceus velatus velatus (caurinus): S Angola, Namibia, Botswana and n Cape Province
  • Ploceus velatus velatus (finschi): Coastal Angola
  • Ploceus velatus nigrifrons: E Cape, n and w Natal and w Swaziland
  • Show more...
English:
Southern Masked-Weaver
Czech:
snovač žlutý
German:
Maskenweber
Danish:
Sydlig Maskevæver
Spanish:
Tejedor Enmascarado
Finnish:
mustaposkikutoja
French:
Tisserin à tête rousse
Icelandic:
Blæjuvefari
Italian:
Tessitore velato
Japanese:
mengatahataori
Japanese:
メンガタハタオリ
Dutch:
Maskerwever
Norwegian:
Svartmaskevever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Svartmaskevevar
Polish:
wiklacz maskowy
Portuguese:
Tecelão de mascarilla
Russian:
Южный черногорлый ткач
Slovak:
pletiarka škrabošková
Swedish:
sydlig maskvävare
Ukrainian:
Ткачик чорнолобий
Chinese:
黑额织雀


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Southern Masked-weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Tisserin à tête rousse ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Tisserin à tête rousse ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus)
Clements 6th edition:
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [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):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
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:
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
African Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [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:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
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:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
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:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Southern Masked Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Southern Masked-Weaver ( Ploceus velatus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ploceus velatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Ploceus velatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Afrikaans: Kaapse Wewer, Swartkeelgeelvink
Catalan: teixidor de vel, Teixidor vitel·lí
Czech: snovač žlutý
Danish: Sydlig Maskevæver
German: Maskenweber
English: African Masked Weaver, African Masked-weaver, Masked Weaver, Southern Masked Weaver, Southern Masked-Weaver, Vitelline Masked Weaver
English (IOC): Southern Masked Weaver
Spanish: Tejedor Enmascarado, Tejedor Enmascarado Africano
Spanish (Spain): Tejedor Enmascarado
Spanish (HBW): Southern Masked-Weaver
Finnish: mustaposkikutoja
French: Tisserin à front noir, Tisserin à tête rousse, Tisserin masque
Hebrew: אורג דרומי, אורג מצועף
Hungarian: kaffer szövőpinty
Icelandic: Blæjuvefari
Italian: Tessitore mascherato africano, Tessitore mascherato meridionale, Tessitore velato
Japanese: mengatahataori
Japanese: メンガタハタオリ
Kwangali: Kambara
Scientific: Hyphantornis shelleyi, Malimbus velatus, Ploceus finschi, Ploceus velatus, Ploceus velatus caurinus, Ploceus velatus finschi, Ploceus velatus shelleyi, Ploceus velatus velatus
Lithuanian: Juodakaktis audėjas
Dutch: Maskerwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Svartmaskevevar
Norwegian: Svartmaskevever
Polish: wiklacz maskowy, Wikłacz maskowy
Portuguese: Tecelão de mascarilla, Tecelão-de-máscara, Tecelão-de-mascarilla
Portuguese (Portugal): Tecelão-de-máscara-setentrional
Russian: Красноглазый ткач, Южный черногорлый ткач
Slovak: pletiarka škrabošková
Shona: Jesa
Serbian: Velika maskirana tkalja
Sotho, Southern: Letolopje
Swedish: Större maskvävare, sydlig maskvävare
Swahili: Kwera Paji-jekundu
Tswana: Talê
Tsonga: Ndzheyana
Ukrainian: Ткачик чорнолобий
Xhosa: Ihobo-hobo
Chinese: 黑额织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 南方黑臉織布鳥
Zulu: iHlokohloko

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