Ploceus


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Noun1.Ploceus - type genus of the PloceidaePloceus - type genus of the Ploceidae    
bird genus - a genus of birds
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Duration of melatonin regulates seasonal plasticity in subtropical Indian weaver bird, Ploceus philippinus.
The weaver bird Ploceus philippinus also utilized only Acacia nilotica for nesting.
Largest nest of weaver bird found In a record of sorts, a Zoology student claims to have discovered the largest nest of the Baya weaver bird, (scientific name Ploceus philppinus) at her native village of Reddiyarpatti, about 90km from Tiruchi.
Individuality in nest building: do Southern Masked Weaver (Ploceus velatus) males vary in their nest-building behaviour?
The majority of species in Musanze city were native, such that exotic bird species accounted for only 4.3% of the total number of bird species observed (Ficedula albicollis, Ploceus cucullatus, Serinus canicollis, and Serinus citrinelloides) (Table 5).
The yellow weaver bird (Ploceus megarhrynchus) was the only species classified as vulnerable (VU) and represented 3.8%.
Ploceidae Ploceus spp Weavers Bubalornis albirostris Buffalo weaver Plcepasser Chestut-crowned superciliosus sparrow weaver Anomalospiza imberbis Cuckoo finch Quelea quelea Red-billed quelea Ploceidae Bishop Ploceus luteolus Little weaver Anaplectes rubriceps Red-headed quelea Ploceus cucullatus Village weavers Sporopipes frontalis Speckle-fronted weaver Ploceus vitellinuus Vitelline masked weaver 25.
- - - - - Hirundo rustica - - - - - Hirundo senegalensis - 2 17 4 4 Hoplopterus spinosus - - - - - Lagonosticta senegala - - 1 - - Laniarius barbarus - - - - - Macronyx croceus - - - - - Mirafra cantillans - - - - - Necrosyrtes monachus - - - - - Oena capensis - - - - 1 Otus leucotis - - - - - Passer griseus - - - - - Passer luteus - - - - - Ploceus cucullatus - - - - - Polyboroides typus - - - - - Psittacula krameri - 4 - 1 - Pterocles sp.
The species selected for this study, Great Hornbill (Buceros bicornus), Nicobar Pigeon (Caloenas nicobarica), Taveta Golden Weaver (Ploceus castaneiceps), and Crested Tinamou (Eudromia elegance), were selected because they were all resident in a single taxonomy-based exhibition building at the Bronx Zoo (World of Birds) and represented a great deal of morphological and behavioral variation.