family Ploceidae


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Related to family Ploceidae: Baya Weaver
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Noun1.family Ploceidae - weaverbirds
bird family - a family of warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrates characterized by feathers and forelimbs modified as wings
Oscines, Passeres, suborder Oscines, suborder Passeres - two names for the suborder of typical songbirds
weaver finch, weaverbird, weaver - finch-like African and Asian colonial birds noted for their elaborately woven nests
genus Ploceus, Ploceus - type genus of the Ploceidae
genus Vidua, Vidua - whydahs
genus Padda, Padda - a genus of Ploceidae
genus Poephila, Poephila - grassfinches
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A revision of the subfamily Estrildidae of the family Ploceidae. Zoologica 28: 69-86.