Archives for: May 2007

2007-05-27

Red Foody

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Red Fody Foudia madagascariensis Introduced into Bahrain in 1984
Red Fody

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2007-05-12

Weaver

Permalink 07:34:35, Categories: Feral Species  
A weaver one of many species encountered around Badaan Farm -

This weaver belong to Euplectes genus,It looks like a Golden Bishop Euplectes afer
J.C. Fernández-Ordóñez
Spain
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Your mystery weaver looks like an out of plumage Yellow-crowned Bishop.
Dave Sargeant
Muscat
Oman
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Species seems to be a Yellow-crowned Bishop, Euplectes afer (as other people has suggested). It should be a male in non-breeding or eclipse plumage. Note the single yellow feather on the rump, the yellowish crown coming out through the brown feathers (females dont show these traits). Also whitish supercilium with yellowish anterior part to it is typical of Euplectes afer.
Rafael Matias
Portugal


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weaver
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weaver

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