Thick-billed weaver

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Thick-billed weaver
Amblyospiza albifrons -Pretoria, South Africa -male-8.jpg
Male in Pretoria, South Africa
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Amblyospiza
Sundevall, 1850
Species: A. albifrons
Binomial name
Amblyospiza albifrons
(Vigors, 1831)

The thick-billed weaver or grosbeak weaver (Amblyospiza albifrons) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Amblyospiza.[2]

It is found in Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.[1]

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