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Chestnut-mantled Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser rufoscapulatus

(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 11985

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
1 - 1.0 - 1 (n=1)small groups of nests in a single tree in Zambia, solitary nests reported in Angola
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
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Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
Sept-Oct in Angola, Sept-Nov in Zambia and Oct-Mar in DRCongo

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
No information; probably a co-operative breeder
season
Sept-Oct in Angola, Sept-Nov in Zambia and Oct-Mar in DRCongo
nsite
placed up to 5 m above groud near end of branch in tree (Julbernadia or Brachystegia)
nbuild
n/a
colsize
small groups of nests in a single tree in Zambia, solitary nests reported in Angola
clutch
No information
eggcolour
whitish, heavily spotted with reddish-brown at thick end
eggsize
No information
incub
No information
chicks
No information

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Vm 11985

List of all PHOWN records for this species


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11985, Congo (DRC), Frontier Mine, Voaden N

All PHOWN news items relating to this species

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Weaver Wednesday [205] - Discovery [88]: Chestnut-mantled Sparrow-Weaver (2016-05-17)
Weaver Wednesday [67]: Chestnut-mantled Sparrow-Weaver (2013-09-25)