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Sao Tome Weaver Ploceus sanctithomae

(species text)

PHOWN priorities: none yet

Most recent PHOWN record for this species (recent thumbnails and full species listing at end of this web page):

Vm 13819

No of records in PHOWN for this species: 1

Colony size

Colony size for this species in PHOWN (min - mean - max, sample size) and published data:
PHOWN Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
- - (n=0)two or three pairs may nest in same tree
Compare colony sizes of different weaver species with this species here.

Nest site

Type of nest site for this species in PHOWN:
tree - 1

Breeding seasonality

PHOWN Records per month for this species

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
100000000000

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
Jul/Aug-Feb

Figure above right: breeding seasonality shown as records per month (if available), where months are numbered from January where January=1 etc.
The records are grouped into 6 regions: Safr=southern Africa, Cafr=central Africa, Wafr=western Africa, Eafr=eastern Africa, Asia=southern Asia, IO=Indian Ocean islands
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Breeding distribution

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Published breeding information

Breeding information based on Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15.

bond
Monogmous, but two or three pairs may nest in same tree
season
Jul/Aug-Feb
nsite
suspended 5-15 m above ground from tip of branch
nbuild
constructed primarily by male
colsize
two or three pairs may nest in same tree
clutch
1-2 eggs
eggcolour
plain blue-green
eggsize
size 23 x 15 mm
incub
no information on duration of incubation period
chicks
nestlings fed by both male and female, no information on duration of nestling period

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Vm 13819

List of all PHOWN records for this species


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13819, Sao Tome, Lagoa Amelia, Leventis, T

All PHOWN news items relating to this species

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Weaver Wednesday [165] - Discovery [48]: Sao Tome Weaver (2015-08-12)
Weaver Wednesday [66]: Sao Tome Weaver (2013-09-18)