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Weaver Wednesday 3  - Range changes : Red-headed Quelea2017-04-26 (778)
Weaver Wednesday 3: range changes in S Africa (species text)
Red-headed Quelea Quelea erythrops
Range changes in SA
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Areas with very large increases include:
Areas with very large decreases include:
The Red-headed Quelea occurs at a low density in southern Africa. During SABAP1 the Red-headed Quelea was not recorded in the Eastern Cape, but there had been many records prior to SABAP1.
Range changes elsewhereBotswana: new arrival (Tyler 2008a).
Chad: seen near Mongo, unusually far north (Demey 2015b).
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Weaver Wednesday 3  - Range changes : Red-headed Quelea (2017-04-26)
Weaver Wednesday  - Discovery : Red-headed Quelea (2015-08-19)
Weaver Wednesday : Red-headed Quelea (2013-02-22)
PAPER: Prostigmatan mites in weavers (2012-12-24)
Greatest recorded movement of Red-headed Quelea in Africa (2012-04-16)
Red-headed Quelea identification (2011-07-21)