Northern brown-throated weaver

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Northern brown-throated weaver
Northern brown-throated weaver (Ploceus castanops) female.jpg
Lake Bunyonyi, Uganda
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Ploceus
P. castanops
Binomial name
Ploceus castanops
Shelley, 1888

The northern brown-throated weaver (Ploceus castanops) is a species of bird in the family Ploceidae. It is found in Uganda, Rwanda and adjacent northern Burundi, eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, western Kenya and northwestern Tanzania.


P. victoriae (Ash, 1986) is now thought to be a hybrid between P. castanops and P. melanocephalus.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Ploceus castanops". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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