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Record details

BirdPix:   38997
Country:   Uganda
Locus:   NE_000032AB
Observer:   Oschadleus HD
Date of record:   2017-07-11
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   ring RSEA L00411, male
Last updated:   2019-04-16 12:05:11
Sp. code:   3922
Species name:   Ploceus melanocephalus
Common name:   Black-headed (Yellow-backed) Weaver (incl. Victoria Masked)
Family:   Ploceidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Ploceus victoriae
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 38997 - photo: 1
VM-number: 38997 - photo: 2
VM-number: 38997 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Sub-specie P. m. victoriae -- Victoria Masked Weaver, with orange feathers framing black head. Sub-specie not recognised by IOC 7.2
Date:   2017-07-19 11:46:04
Species name:   Ploceus melanocephalus -- Black-headed (Yellow-backed) Weaver (incl. Victoria Masked)
Species code:   3922

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