Scientific Name: Ploceus jacksoni
Malay Name: Tempua Tudung Belakang Emas
Chinese Name: 苏丹金背织雀
Alternative Name(s): Jackson's Weaver
Range: Breeding Range: (AF) s South Sudan to Tanzania.
Size: 15 cm
Identification: Male is bright yellow, with black head and chrome orange underparts. Female is dull yellow; told from Baya Weaver female by less prominent streaks on wings and more yellow than brown.
Similar looking species: Baya Weaver
Behaviour/Ecology: Builds teardrop shaped nests, similar to Baya Weaver.
Local Status: Introduced resident.
Conservation Status: Least Concern (BirdLife International 2018)
Location: Lorong Halus, Neo Tiew Harvest Lane, Kranji Marshes.
Conservation Status: IUCN Red List Page
Sound Recordings: xeno-canto Link
Wikipedia Entry: Wikipedia Link
eBird Species page: eBird (Golden-backed Weaver)
BirdLife International. (2018). Ploceus jacksoni. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T22718966A132123110.en. Accessed on 1 January 2023
Singapore Birds Project. (n.d.). Golden-backed Weaver. Retrieved on March 26, 2023 from https://singaporebirds.com/species/golden-backed-weaver.