French: Tisserin cannelle German: Schulterfleckenweber Spanish: Tejedor canela
C & SE Sudan and South Sudan (on Nile floodplain).
14 cm; male 18·5–28 g, female 16–24 g. Male breeding has forehead and crown, lores, cheek, ear-coverts, chin and throat black, extending as bib onto breast... read more
Vocalizations recently described; repertoire of male similar to that of male P. ... read more
Tall grassland near rivers, with some bushes and scattered trees.
Food and feeding
Diet seeds; no details recorded. Gregarious, in small flocks in non-breeding season; roosts communally in tall trees with dense foliage.
Breeds Sept–Oct. Possibly monogamous. Colonial. Nest roughly globular, with entrance at one side near top, closely woven from grass... read more
Nomadic, returning seasonally to breeding areas.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Locally common to abundant. Occurs in some protected areas, although heavy hunting pressure reported in Bandingilo National Park.
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