Family Weavers (Ploceidae)

Least Concern

Red Weaver (Anaplectes jubaensis)


French: Anaplecte du Juba German: Rotweber Spanish: Tejedor rojo

Anaplectes jubaensis

van Someren

, 1920,

south-west of River Jubba, north-eastern Kenya


Hitherto treated as conspecific with A. rubriceps and A. leuconotos. Differs from both in its all-red vs grey upperparts (3); red vs greyish-white belly to undertail-coverts (3); reduced black on lores (at least 1). Monotypic.


S Somalia and N coastal Kenya.

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

del Hoyo, J. & Collar, N. (2017). Red Weaver (Anaplectes jubaensis). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from on 16 December 2017).