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Black-billed Weaver

Ploceus melanogaster

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Unusual weaver that is black with a yellow face and a long, thin bill. Males have a black throat, while females have an all-yellow head save for a black mark around the eye. Males in the west have a yellow band across the breast, while in the east the breast is all black. Found in the understory and mid-story of montane forest. Usually in pairs, which creep through thick vegetation. Vocalizations include “chyet” notes and a sizzling, “radio static” song.

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