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Ethiopia dials in to PHOWN

2011-04-12 (106)

The first records from Ethiopia have been added to PHOWN. The 33 records were submitted by Arnia Van Vuuren, S Swarts and Abiye Dagne. Arnia has already submitted over 100 PHOWN records, mostly from South Africa. Several species are included in PHOWN for the first time: White-headed Buffalo Weaver (3 records), Chestnut-crowned Sparrow-Weaver (1), Ruppell's Weaver (4), Speke's Weaver (1), Grey-capped Social Weaver (1) and Black-capped Social Weaver (2). In addition, there are records of Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver (1), White-browed Sparrow-Weaver (17), Red-headed Weaver (2) and Village Weaver (1).

To see the Ethiopian PHOWN records, see here.

Photo: A Van Vuuren, from VM 696