Baya Weaver

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Scientific Name: Ploceus philippinus
Malay Name: Tempua-Asia Biasa
Chinese Name: 黄胸织雀

Range:
Breeding Range: (OR) widespread

Taxonomy:
Polytypic. Subspecies are: philippinus, travancoreensis, burmanicus, angelorum, infortunatus.

Local Subspecies: infortunatus

Size: 15 cm

Identification:

Similar looking species: Streaked Weaver

Habitat:

Behaviour/Ecology:

Local Status: Common resident

Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2016)

Location:

Photos:

External Links:
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Photos: Oriental Bird Images
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link

References:
BirdLife International. (2016). Ploceus philippinus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016. Downloaded on 2 September 2021