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White-headed Buffalo-weaver

White-headed Buffalo-weaver

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Scientific Name:

Dinemellia dinemelli


Distribution

Djibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda


Diet:

Omnivore. Mainly insects (beetles, caterpillars etc), also seeds and fruit.


Facts

Habitat:  Dry bush, savanna.

Incubation: 11-14 days, 3-4 eggs


Social structure: Groups of 3-6 individuals


Weight: 57-85g


Dimensions:  18cm


Lifespan: 20 under human care


Estimated population in the wild: Common


IUCN Status: Least Concern


Threats:  There are no major threats to this species.


Did you know that:

Males display to females by spreading their wings to show their white wing-patches and red-orange .




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