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Ploceus intermedius

Basic information
Scientific name Ploceus intermedius (No picture)
Common names Lesser masked weaver
Higher taxon Ploceidae, Passeriformes, Aves
Natural range E and S Africa.
Habitat Shrub, farm area, urban area, etc.
Invasion information
Range in Japan There is a record of breeding in Chiba Pref. Range in Japan
Origin
Date Observed in 1961 to 1981.
Route Deliberate: Escape or release of pet animal
Impact Unknown impact.
Regulation in Japan No action for prevention, mitigation, control, or eradication.
Introduced range in other countries Yemen, UAE, etc.
Reference Notes
  • Eguchi & Amano (2004) Spread of exotic birds in Japan. Ornithol Sci. 3, 3-12.
  • Eguchi & Fujimaki (eds) (2000) Check-List of Japanese Birds Sixth Revised Edition. The Ornithological Society of Japan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Harrison et al. (1997) The atlas of southern African birds. Volueme 2: Passerines. BirdLife South Africa, Johannesburg.
  • Kawakami & Kanouchi (2012) The Handbook of Introduced Birds in Japan. Bun-ichi Sogo Shuppan, Tokyo (in Jpn)
  • Lepage (ed) (2003-2012) Avibase the world bird database (Accessed on 2012-6-14) http://avibase.bsc-eoc.org/
  • Zimmerman et al. (1998) Bird of Kenya and northern Tanzania. Christopher Helm, London.
  • etc.