Northern brown-throated weaver

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

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

Hybridisation[edit]

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

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