Weaver Wednesday 3: range changes in S Africa
Long-tailed Widowbird Euplectes progne
Range changes in SA
Range change summary
In South Africa the Long-tailed Widowbird has more grid cells with decreases in reporting rate than cells showing increases, between SABAP1 (1987-1991) and SABAP2 (2007-).
The points below match the points on the map above.
Areas with increases include:
1. Central highveld.
Areas with very large decreases include:
2. Many edges of its range in South Africa show decreases, especially KwaZulu-Natal.
3. Humansdorp area - a small population persists - it has been present historically, and initially must have been joined to the rest of the South African population.
Range changes elsewhere
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