French: Tisserin de Fox German: Ugandaweber Spanish: Tejedor de Fox
C. H. B. Grant and Mackworth-Praed, 1947,
Ngariam, Teso, Uganda.
14 cm. Male has forehead, crown and nape golden-yellow; mantle and back black, outer feathers with narrow yellow fringes, rump yellow, tail light brown; upperwing brown,... read more
Bushed and wooded grassland in swampy areas; associated particularly with papyrus (Cyperus... read more
Food and feeding
Little information. Seeds identified in stomach contents; probably takes insects, too.
Breeds May–Aug. Mating system unknown; apparently colonial. Nest described as oval, roughly woven and lacking entrance tunnel. No... read more
Presumed resident; appears to leave breeding areas in dry season.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted range species: present in North Ugandan Swamps Secondary Area. Very poorly known species. Has very... read more
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