Village Weaver

This often abundant species occurs in a wide range of open or semi-open habitats, including woodlands and human habitation, and frequently forms large noisy colonies in towns, villages and hotel grounds.

The Village Weaver is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Village Weaver colony in The Gambia. The nests are the round suspended objects. This weaver builds a large coarsely woven nest made of grass and leaf strips with a downward facing entrance which is suspended from a branch in a tree. 2-3 eggs are laid. This is a colonial breeder, so many nests may hang from one tree. The Village Weaver is a stocky 15-17 cm bird with a strong conical bill and dark reddish eyes. More

village weaver scottish lion = Welcome to our blog for the Village Weaver and the Scottish Lion Wrought Iron, Andrew and Phyllis Leck. We have set this up FOR THE TRADE ONLY. These are items for stores to see and purchase. Tips and announcements will be made here. To reach us call 207 563-5788 Have a look at all the posts!They are full of information. More

Image # 16821: Village Weaver - Nikkor VR 80-400mm lens with a Nikon D100. More

Village Weaver feeds principally on seeds and grain, and can be a crop pest, but it will readily take insects, especially when feeding young, which partially redresses the damage to agriculture. The calls of this bird include harsh buzzes and chattering. References - * BirdLife International (2004). Ploceus cucullatus. 2006. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 09 May 2006. More

The Village Weaver is a stocky 15-17cm bird with a strong conical bill. The breeding male has a black head and bill and chestnut nape. The upperparts and wings are yellow and black, and the underparts are yellow. The non-breeding male has a yellow head with an olive crown, grey upperparts and whitish underparts. The wings remain yellow and black. More

Distribution of Village weaver in southern Africa, based on statistical smoothing of the records from first SA Bird Atlas Project (© Animal Demography unit, University of Cape Town; smoothing by Birgit Erni and Francesca Little). Colours range from dark blue (most common) through to yellow (least common). See here for the latest distribution from the SABAP2. More

The Village Weaver is a Southern African bird that belongs to the Ploceidae bird family group which includes birds such as Weavers, Queleas, Windowbirds. The description for the Village Weaver (Latin name Ploceus cucullatus) can be found in the 7th Edition of the Roberts Birds of Southern Africa. The Ploceus cucullatus can be quickly identified by its unique Roberts identification number of 811 and the detailed description of this bird is on page 1018. More

Village Weaver - Thula Meetse Mountain Lodge Canon EOS 400D - Sigma 50-500mm Sparrows & Sparrow-weavers gallery Southern Masked-Weaver masked.jpg Southern Masked-Weaver masked_1.jpg Southern Masked-Weaver masked_2.jpg Southern Masked-Weaver masked_3.jpg Southern Masked-Weaver masked_4.jpg Southern Masked-Weaver masked_5.jpg Southern Masked-Weaver masked_6. More

Aspects of the topic village weaver are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References * classification of weavers (in weaver (bird)) ...with a bottom entrance, which may be a sort of tube. He attracts females by hanging upside down from the nest while calling and fluttering his wings. A familiar ploceine species in Africa is the village weaver (Ploceus, formerly Textor, cucullatus). More

checkered napkins with village weaver tag Phyllis Leck maintains two looms on which she fashions her period-inspired cloths. One of them is an early-1900s antique she acquired in Maine. \"It takes three days to warp, or set up, the full width of a 60\" loom,\" Leck says. Pictured: One of Phyllis\'s creations, adorned with her signature Village Weaver labels. More

Sharon Grist, The Village WeaverFoxfire's Artist-In-Residence Sharon Grist can be found most days in the Tiger House at the Foxfire Museum & Heritage Center, where her collection of looms are always filled with interesting creations, and skeins of her naturally-dyed yarn make a rainbow around the room. With over 25 years of weaving experience, Sharon prefers to employ basic weave structures and use color and texture for her woven creations. The items listed below represent only a small portion of what Sharon creates. More

this new Village Weaver project back in November 2009 when our Co-director Joanna Smith visited Ban Chabue to assess what they are making and the potential for product development. Ban Chabue is a Tai Dam village of 302 people (at last count). The Tai Dam ethnic group are well know for their cotton growing/weaving skills and very distinctive clothing. More

Village Weaver is a large heavy-billed weaver. Village Weaver name derives from their usual habits of nesting near villages in Africa, probably for protection. However, introduced birds to Caribbean and Indian Ocean become invasive and are a threat to native bird species. It is the most damaging agricultural pest in Mauritius and Haiti. Several kinds of controls have been tried and unsuccessful. More

Village Weaver is an extremely elegant, medium-sized silk store carrying a full range of silk products, including purses, shirts, wall hangings, and fabric available by the meter. The prices are 25% to 50% lower than Bangkok, and the selection is excellent. The selection of wall hangings is the best I've seen outside of Vientiane. There is a larger selection of fabric at the "silk village" outside of Udon Thani. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Ploceidae
Genus : Ploceus
Species : cucullatus
Authority : (Müller, 1776)