Holub's Golden Weaver

Ploceus xanthops

Holub's Golden Weaver, Ploceus subaureus, photo © by Michael Plagens.

Photographed at Nairobi National Park, Kenya. December 2014.

The males of Holub's Golden Weaver are almost entirely golden yellow with perhaps a bit of darker, mustard yellow about the bill. The eyes are pale.

Ploceidae -- Weavers and Bishops Family


  • Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania by Zimmerman et al.
  • Birds of East Africa by Stevenson and Fanshawe

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Kenya Natural History

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