“Pyromelaena flammiceps, the Weaver-birds, the coloration of these rather small birds is most striking, though the females are usually duller than the males, which have in some cases a sober winter garb.:” A. H. Evans, 1900. Plumage is usually red, yellow, and black in color.
KeywordsPloceidae, small birds, colorful birds, passerine birds, Pyromelaena flammiceps, Weaver-birds, seed eating birds, gregarious birds
Evans, A. H. Birds (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1900)