Bannerman's weaver

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Bannerman's weaver
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Ploceus
Species: P. bannermani
Binomial name
Ploceus bannermani
Chapin, 1932

The Bannerman's weaver (Ploceus bannermani) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Cameroon and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Its scientific and common names honor the ornithologist David Armitage Bannerman.[2]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Ploceus bannermani". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo (2003). Whose Bird? Men and Women Commemorated in the Common Names of Birds. London: Christopher Helm. p. 38. 

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