SOCIABLE WEAVER

Also known as Social Weaver (C)

(Philetairus socius)

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Roberts VI / VII 800 / 839
Clements 2000 192.0130
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-21
A small bird (about 14 cm), endemic to most of Namibia and the northern Cape. It is a common resident and inhabits arid acacia savanna, building huge communal nests. It eats insects and seeds.

List of Stamps showing Sociable Weaver

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Congo (Brazzaville) 0113   1967 50f
Namibia 1094   2008 $4.20
South Africa 1317 2001 R2.90
South Africa ms   2001 R2.90
Vietnam Republic 1923 2659 1995 400d