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Clarke's Weaver Ploceus golandi

(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 28236

No of records in PHOWN for this species: 4

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
80 - 80.0 - 80 (n=1)No information
Compare colony sizes of different weaver species with this species here.

Nest site

Type of nest site for this species in PHOWN:
reed - 4

Breeding seasonality

PHOWN Records per month for this species


Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
Juveniles recorded in Apr and Jul-Aug, and male in breeding condition in Sept

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.

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Juveniles recorded in Apr and Jul-Aug, and male in breeding condition in Sept
No information; It is speculated that nests may be high in trees
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Thumb-nails of most recent PHOWN records

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Vm 28236

Vm 27552

Vm 20379

Vm 5624

List of all PHOWN records for this species

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5624, 2013-3-26,0,Kenya, Arbamukenge wetland near Chalalu, Dakatcha Woodlands, Marafa, Magarini District, Jackson C; Fleur Ng'weno; Dakatcha Woodland Conservation Group, reed
20379, 2015-5-21,80,Kenya, Gandi River and north bank of the river , Albert Baya, Fleur Ng'weno, reed
27552, 2015-5-8,0,Kenya, Gandi River and north bank of the river, Brian Wambua (photos), Fleur Ng'weno, Rupi Mangat, Catherine Ngarachu, Albert Baya, reed
28236, 2018-12-7,0,Kenya, 47 km north of Marafa in Kilifi County, Fleur Ng'weno, photos by Edwin Utumbi , reed

All PHOWN news items relating to this species

The headers below refer to Weaver News items featuring PHOWN and this species. Click on a header to see the News item, which includes the full news item. (The number in brackets is the date that the news item appeared on Weaver Watch).

Third Clarke's Weaver breeding colony (2019-01-27)
Weaver Wednesday [224] - Discovery [107]: Clarke's Weaver (2016-09-28)
Weaver Wednesday [62]: Clarke's Weaver (2013-08-21)