Jackson's widowbird

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Jackson's widowbird
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Euplectes
E. jacksoni
Binomial name
Euplectes jacksoni
(Sharpe, 1891)

The Jackson's widowbird (Euplectes jacksoni) is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae. It is found in Kenya and Tanzania. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland and arable land. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Euplectes jacksoni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.