Spectacled Weaver

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Original source: Alan MansonCamera location
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The Spectacled Weaver is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Spectacled Weaver (Ploceus ocularis) is a species of bird in the Ploceidae family. It is found in Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Ploceus ocularis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. More

Spectacled Weaver | Ploceus ocularis = The Spectacled Weaver is a Southern African bird that belongs to the Ploceidae bird family group which includes birds such as Weavers, Queleas, Windowbirds. The description for the Spectacled Weaver (Latin name Ploceus ocularis) can be found in the 7th Edition of the Roberts Birds of Southern Africa. More

Stamps showing Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis Distribution map for Spectacled Weaver, range 214.006 Spectacled Weaver IOC v2.4: 8998 Links will open countrypage in new window - Mali 19.12.1996 Fauna and flora 4v sheet - Transkei 30.07.1980 Birds - Uganda 05.05. More

With the spectacled weavers, the female may participate in the building of the nest too. It takes about three weeks to complete. The weaving process itself is complex. Close inspection reveals that the strips of pliable green material are secured with real knots onto the branch, making for a stable and strong construction. More

Spectacled Weaver Ploceus ocularis = Kenya - Dec, 2005 More

also a picture of the Spectacled Weaver on page 1024. The Spectacled Weaver belongs to the family of birds classified as Ploceidae. In the previous edition of Roberts (ie 6th edition) the Spectacled Weaver was called the The map of the Kruger you see on this page shows the areas (coloured orange) where this bird has been identified. The basic information was provided by the Avian Demographic Unit based at UCT and I created the maps from that information ... More

Spectacled Weaver, Ploceus ocularis Ploceidae (WEAVERS & ALLIES) Spectacled Weaver, Ploceus ocularis This photo was taken in: South Africa This photo was taken with: Canon EOS 10D Notes on this photo: Kruger NP, 12-2004 The photo was taken by: Bob Hawkins , South Africa reports Reports from birdtours.co. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Ploceidae
Genus : Ploceus
Species : ocularis
Authority : Smith, 1839