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Weaver Wednesday 3  - Range changes : Chestnut Weaver2017-06-21 (786)
Weaver Wednesday 3: range changes in S Africa (species text)
Chestnut Weaver Ploceus rubiginosus
Range changes in SAIn South Africa the Chestnut Weaver has two grid cells with records from SABAP2 (2007-), while there were no records during SABAP1 (1987-1991), nor previous to the atlas projects.
There were also additional records, as listed in the Table below.
Table: records of Chestnut Weavers in the Northern Cape, South Africa
Range changes elsewhereNamibia: sighting far south of its range in Namibia (Swanepoel W 2005 Birds on the move: range extensions and vagrants in western, central and southern Namibia 1994-2005. Lanioturdus 38(2):19-24).
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Weaver Wednesday 3  - Range changes : Chestnut Weaver (2017-06-21)
Weaver Wednesday  - Discovery : Chestnut Weaver (2015-07-15)
Chestnut Weaver at Upington (2014-03-18)
New Chestnut Weaver record in SA & summary table (2013-04-26)
Weaver Wednesday : Chestnut Weaver (2012-12-12)
Largest flock of ringed juvenile Chestnut Weavers (2012-05-23)
Weavers from Plett to PE (2012-03-17)
PAPERS: Chestnut Weaver records (2011-04-18)
Chestnut Weaver breeding records (2011-02-07)
Chestnut Weavers - first records for SA (2011-01-17)