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Ploceus manyar

Ploceus manyar, Photo: Michael Lahanas

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Passerida
Superfamilia: Passeroidea
Familia: Ploceidae
Genus: Ploceus
Species: Ploceus manyar
Subspecies: P. m. flaviceps - P. m. manyar - P. m. peguensis - P. m. williamsoni

Ploceus manyar (*)


Ploceus manyar (Horsfield, 1821)


* Transactions of the Linnean Society of London (1) 13 p.160

Vernacular names
English: Streaked Weaver
Suomi: Viirukutoja

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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