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Aldabra Fody Foudia aldabrana

(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 20405

No of records in PHOWN for this species: 4

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
1 - 1.0 - 1 (n=4)No information
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Nest site

Type of nest site for this species in PHOWN:
man-made - 2
tree - 2

Breeding seasonality

PHOWN Records per month for this species

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
Nov-Apr on Aldabra

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
Monogamous
season
Nov-Apr on Aldabra
nsite
suspended rarely 1 m above ground, most often higher than 10 m
nbuild
Male starts nest and, once female has accepted it, both sexes build, and female may complete the structure with little male participation
colsize
No information
clutch
2-3 eggs
eggcolour
pale blue-green, occasionally few black specks
eggsize
average size of 45 eggs 20.1 x 14.3 mm (Aldabra)
incub
incubation by female only, period 13-16 days
chicks
chicks fed by both parents, male usually began feeding only after 3 days, nestling period 15-18 days

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Vm 20405

Vm 20404

Vm 20403

Vm 20402

List of all PHOWN records for this species


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20402, Seychelles, Aldabra, Picard, nest 1, Burt, April
20403, Seychelles, Aldabra, Picard, nest 2, Burt, April
20404, Seychelles, Aldabra, Picard, nest 3, Burt, April
20405, Seychelles, Aldabra, Picard, nest 3, Burt, April

All PHOWN news items relating to this species

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Weaver Wednesday [211] - Discovery [94]: Aldabra Fody (2016-06-29)
Aldabra Fody - first PHOWN records (2016-06-13)
Weaver Wednesday [117]: Aldabra Fody (2014-09-10)