Ploceus manyar, Photo: Michael Lahanas
Ploceus manyar (*)
Ploceus manyar (Horsfield, 1821)
* Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1) 13 p.160
The Streaked Weaver (Ploceus manyar) is a species of weaver bird found in South Asia. These are not as common as the Baya Weaver but are similar looking but have streaked underparts.
They nest in small colonies often in reed beds near water bodies.
BirdLife International (2004). Ploceus manyar. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved on 12 May 2006. Database entry includes justification for why this species is of least concern
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