Giant weaver

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Giant weaver
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Ploceus
Species: P. grandis
Binomial name
Ploceus grandis
(G.R. Gray, 1844)

The giant weaver (Ploceus grandis) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is endemic to São Tomé Island. It can climb trees and branches, rather like a treecreeper or sittella.[2] Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Ploceus grandis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Kingdon, Jonathan (1989). Island Africa: The Evolution of Africa's Rare Plants and Animals. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-08560-9. 

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