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Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi(species text)
PHOWN priorities: none yet
No of records in PHOWN for this species: 12
Colony sizeColony 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 - 1.3 - 2 (n=9)||Solitary, with nests widely separated; sometimes two nests at a site, only one occupied, perhaps built by same individual|
Nest siteType of nest site for this species in PHOWN:
|tree - 12|
PHOWN Records per month for this species
|Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15||Sept-Dec|
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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Published breeding informationBreeding information based on Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15.
Monogamous, probably with long-term pair-bond
2-7 m above ground, often suspended over stream, or over path or clearing
woven by male, female may contribute lining material
Solitary, with nests widely separated; sometimes two nests at a site, only one occupied, perhaps built by same individual
2-4 eggs, most often 3
average size 21 x 15.5 mm
female seen while incubating, but roles of sexes in incubation undescribed
fledglings fed by both parents
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179, 1,Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), nr entrance, Oschadleus HD, tree
862, 0,Madagascar, Mantadia National Park, Madagascar, Bishop, David, tree
866, 0,Madagascar, Masoala NP, NE Madagascar, Bishop, David, tree
920, 1,Madagascar, Perinet Special Reserve, Perrins N, tree
1028, 1,Madagascar, Andasibe-Mantadia Reserve, Forest reserve, Schmidt O.F.J, tree
8404, 1,Madagascar, Andasibe Park, Elliott, Clive and Marie-Therese, tree
11893, 0,Madagascar, Mantadia national park, de Beer Len , tree
15240, 1,Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), nr entrance, Oschadleus HD, tree
15241, 2,Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), Lac Vert, Col 2, Oschadleus HD, tree
15242, 2,Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), Lac Vert, Col 3 , Oschadleus HD, tree
15243, 2,Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), Lac Vert, Col 3 , Oschadleus HD, tree
15244, 1,Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), Lac Vert, Col 4 1856.350S 4825.216E~, Oschadleus HD, tree
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Weaver Wednesday  - Discovery : Nelicourvi Weaver (2014-12-10)
Weaver Wednesday : Nelicourvi Weaver (2012-11-07)