1014. Ploceus manyar striatus

(1014) Ploceus manyar striatus.

The Sind Striated Weaver-Bird.

Euplectes striatus Blyth, J. A. S. B., xi, p. 873 (1842) (Sind). Ploceus manyar. Blanf. & Oates, ii, p. 179 (part).

Vernacular names. None recorded.

Description. Sex for sex similar to the preceding bird but paler with finer striae below ; the black in the male is confined to the throat and does not extend on to the upper breast.

Colours of soft parts as in P. m. flaviceps.

Measurements much the same as those in P. m. flaviceps.

Distribution. Sind, Punjab and North-West Frontier.

Nidification and Habits. Not distinguishable from those of the other races of this species. In Sind, owing probably to the suitable tracts of reed-covered swamps being more restricted, this "Weaver often breeds in very large colonies. Hume mentions finding 100 nests in one small island not 20 yards in diameter.

BookTitle: 
The Fauna Of British India, Including Ceylon And Burma-birds(second Edition)
Reference: 
Baker, EC S (1922–1930) The fauna of British India including Ceylon and Burma. Second edition. vol.3 1926.
Title in Book: 
1014. Ploceus manyar striatus
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
1014
Year: 
1926
Page No: 
74
Common name: 
Sind Striated Weaver Bird
M_ID: 
29634
M_CN: 
Streaked Weaver
M_SN: 
Ploceus manyar
Volume: 
Vol. 3
Term name: 
id: 
3768

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