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Grosbeak Weaver

Amblyospiza albifrons (Vigors, NA 1831)

The thick-billed weaver, or grosbeak weaver, is a distinctive and bold species of weaver bird that is native to the Afrotropics. It belongs to the monotypic genus Amblyospiza and subfamily Amblyospizinae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Ploceidae
Genus:
   Amblyospiza
Scientific:
  Amblyospiza albifrons


Original description

Citation:
  (Vigors, NA 1831)

Reference:
   Proc. Comm. Sci. Corres. Zool. Soc. London Part 1 no.8 p.92

Protonym:
  Pyrrhula albifrons

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/12861762#page/106/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  C7708C7028C1BE64

Avibase ID:
  avibase-C7708C70

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/C7708C70


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 558548

Geographic range:

  • Amblyospiza albifrons albifrons: eastern South Africa
  • Amblyospiza albifrons woltersi: Mozambique (s of Zambezi) and adj. e Zimbabwe to Zululand
  • Amblyospiza albifrons capitalba: Senegal to sw Nigeria
  • Amblyospiza albifrons tandae: N Angola and extreme w Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Amblyospiza albifrons saturata: SE Nigeria, Cameroon, n Gabon, n Congo, sw CAR, nw Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Amblyospiza albifrons melanota: South Sudan, western and central Ethiopia, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, western Kenya, and northwestern Tanzania
  • Amblyospiza albifrons unicolor: S Somalia, coastal e Kenya, e Tanzania and extreme s Malawi
  • Amblyospiza albifrons montana: Interior s Kenya and Tanzania to Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe
  • Amblyospiza albifrons kasaica: S Democratic Republic of the Congo (Kasai)
  • Amblyospiza albifrons maxima: SE Angola, Caprivi Strip, n Botswana, extreme nw Zimbabwe
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English:
Grosbeak Weaver
Catalan:
teixidor becgròs
Czech:
přádelník dlasčí
Danish:
Tyknæbbet Væver
German:
Weißstirnweber
Spanish:
Tejedor Picogordo
Spanish (Spain):
Tejedor Picogordo
Finnish:
kekonokkakutoja
French:
Amblyospize à front blanc
Croatian:
krupnokljuna pletilja
Hungarian:
magtörő szövőmadár
Icelandic:
Keiluvefari
Italian:
Tessitore beccogrosso
Japanese (romaji):
hashibutohataori
Japanese:
ハシブトハタオリ
Lithuanian:
Baltakaklis audėjas
Dutch:
Dikbekwever
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Tjukknebbvevar
Norwegian:
Tykknebbvever
Polish:
brunatniczka
Portuguese:
Tecelão-de-bico-grosso
Russian:
Белолобый ткач
Slovak:
zobanka hrubozobá
Serbian:
Beločela krupnokljuna tkalja
Swedish:
tjocknäbbad vävare
Ukrainian:
ткачик білолобий
Chinese:
厚嘴织布鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
厚嘴織布鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Amblyospize à front blanc ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Amblyospize à front blanc ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Grosbeak-Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Grosbeak-Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Grosbeak-Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Grosbeak-Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Grosbeak-Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Grosbeak-Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Grosbeak-Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Grosbeak-Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Grosbeak-Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Amblyospiza albifrons [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Amblyospiza albifrons [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Amblyospiza albifrons [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Grosbeak Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Thick-billed Weaver ( Amblyospiza albifrons) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amblyospiza albifrons [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amblyospiza albifrons [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Afrikaans: Dikbekwewer
Catalan: teixidor becgròs
Czech: přádelník dlasčí, Snovac tlustozobý
Danish: Tyknæbbet Væver
German: Weißstirnweber
English: Grosbeak Weaver, Grosbeak-Weaver, Thickbilled Weaver, Thick-billed Weaver, White-fronted Grosbeak
English, HBW: Thick-billed Weaver
English (IOC): Thick-billed Weaver
English (Kenya): Grosbeak Weaver
English (United States): Grosbeak Weaver
English (South Africa): Thick-billed Weaver
Spanish: Tejedor de Pico Grueso, Tejedor Picogordo
Spanish (Spain): Tejedor Picogordo
Spanish (HBW): Grosbeak Weaver
Finnish: Kekonokkakutoja
French: Amblyospize à front blanc, Grosbec à front blanc, Gros-bec à front blanc, Tisserin à front blanc, Tisserin à gros bec
Croatian: krupnokljuna pletilja
Hungarian: magtörő szövőmadár
Icelandic: Keiluvefari
Italian: Tessitore beccogrosso
Japanese (romaji): hashibutohataori
Japanese: ハシブトハタオリ
Kirghiz: чоң тумшук өрмөкчү
Scientific: Amblyospiza albifrons, Amblyospiza albifrons albifrons, Pyrrhula albifrons
Lithuanian: Baltakaklis audėjas
Maltese: għasfur nissieġ ta' Grosbeak
Dutch: Dikbekwever
Norwegian Nynorsk: Tjukknebbvevar
Norwegian: Hvitpannet vever, Kjernebitervever, Tykknebbvever
Polish: brunatniczka
Portuguese: Tecelão-de-bico-grosso
Portuguese (Portugal): tecelão-de-bico-grosso
Russian: Белоголовый ткач, Белолобый ткач, Болыиеклювый ткач
Slovak: zobanka hrubozobá
Serbian: Beločela krupnokljuna tkalja
Swedish: Tjocknäbbad vävare
Swahili: Katadole, Yombeyombe
Turkish: Kocabaş dokumacı
Ukrainian: ткачик білолобий, Ткачик великодзьобий
Chinese: 厚嘴织布鸟, 蜡嘴织雀
Chinese (Traditional): 厚嘴織布鳥

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