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Bar-winged Weaver Ploceus angolensis

(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 26738

No of records in PHOWN for this species: 6

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=3)Solitary nester
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Nest site

Type of nest site for this species in PHOWN:
tree - 6

Breeding seasonality

PHOWN Records per month for this species


Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
Aug-Nov in Zambia

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.

Aug-Nov in Zambia
supended c. 10 m above ground below lichen-covered branches in Julbernardia globiflora or Brachystegia boehmii tree
built by both members of pair
Solitary nester
2-3 eggs
turquoise-blue, flecked and clouded with darker markings, mostly at thicker end
20.5 x 15.3 mm (Zambia)
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no information

Thumb-nails of most recent PHOWN records

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Vm 26738

Vm 26737

Vm 26736

Vm 19019

Vm 18647

Vm 17403

List of all PHOWN records for this species

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17403, 2003-9-15,1,Zambia, Mutinondo Wilderness Area, SW of Mpika, Tarboton, Warwick, tree
18647, 2016-1-4,1,Zambia, Mutinondo Wilderness, Willems, Frank, tree
19019, 2016-3-5,1,Zambia, Farm north of T2, Bedford-Shaw Alan; Nicholas Hudson, Reg Thomson, Justin Nicolau, Gary Douglas, Jonathan Francis, tree
26736, 2017-11-16,0,Zambia, Mutinondo Wilderness, Booysen M.; Ian , tree
26737, 2017-11-16,0,Zambia, Mutinondo Wilderness, Booysen M.; Ian , tree
26738, 2017-11-16,0,Zambia, Mutinondo Wilderness, Booysen M.; Ian , tree

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).

Weaver Wednesday [191] - Discovery [74]: Bar-winged Weaver (2016-02-10)
Weaver Wednesday [83]: Bar-winged Weaver (2014-01-15)