Sporopipes

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Sporopipes
Speckle-fronted Weaver RWD.jpg
Speckle-fronted weaver (Sporopipes frontalis)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Sporopipes
Cabanis, 1847

Sporopipes is a genus of bird in the weaver family[1]. It contains the following species:

Image Scientific name Common Name Distribution
Scaly-feathered Weaver.jpg Sporopipes squamifrons Scaly-feathered weaver Angola, Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
Speckle-fronted Weaver RWD4.jpg Sporopipes frontalis Speckle-fronted weaver Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, and Uganda.


  1. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2018). "Old World sparrows, snowfinches, weavers". World Bird List Version 8.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 24 November 2018.