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Nelicourvi Weaver Ploceus nelicourvi

(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 15244

No of records in PHOWN for this species: 12

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 - 1.3 - 2 (n=9)Solitary, with nests widely separated; sometimes two nests at a site, only one occupied, perhaps built by same individual
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Nest site

Type of nest site for this species in PHOWN:
tree - 12

Breeding seasonality

PHOWN Records per month for this species

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
001000101720

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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Breeding distribution

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Published breeding information

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

bond
Monogamous, probably with long-term pair-bond
season
Sept-Dec
nsite
2-7 m above ground, often suspended over stream, or over path or clearing
nbuild
woven by male, female may contribute lining material
colsize
Solitary, with nests widely separated; sometimes two nests at a site, only one occupied, perhaps built by same individual
clutch
2-4 eggs, most often 3
eggcolour
pale greenish-blue
eggsize
average size 21 x 15.5 mm
incub
female seen while incubating, but roles of sexes in incubation undescribed
chicks
fledglings fed by both parents

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Vm 15244

Vm 15243

Vm 15242

Vm 15241

Vm 15240

Vm 11893

Vm 8404

Vm 1028

Vm 920

Vm 866

Vm 862

Vm 179

List of all PHOWN records for this species


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179, Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), nr entrance, Oschadleus HD
862, Madagascar, Mantadia National Park, Madagascar, Bishop, David
866, Madagascar, Masoala NP, NE Madagascar, Bishop, David
920, Madagascar, Perinet Special Reserve, Perrins N
1028, Madagascar, Andasibe-Mantadia Reserve, Forest reserve, Schmidt O.F.J
8404, Madagascar, Andasibe Park, Elliott, Clive and Marie-Therese
11893, Madagascar, Mantadia national park, de Beer Len
15240, Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), nr entrance, Oschadleus HD
15241, Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), Lac Vert, Col 2, Oschadleus HD
15242, Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), Lac Vert, Col 3 , Oschadleus HD
15243, Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), Lac Vert, Col 3 , Oschadleus HD
15244, Madagascar, Analamazaotra Special Reserve (Perinet), Lac Vert, Col 4 1856.350S 4825.216E~, Oschadleus HD

All PHOWN news items relating to this species

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Weaver Wednesday [130] - Discovery [13]: Nelicourvi Weaver (2014-12-10)
Weaver Wednesday [21]: Nelicourvi Weaver (2012-11-07)