SPECTACLED WEAVER

(Ploceus ocularis)

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Roberts VI / VII 810 / 841
Clements 2000 192.0230
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-66
A medium bird (15-16 cm), found from South Africa to Guinea and Ethiopia. It is a fairly common resident of the eastern and northern parts of the region, inhabiting riverine forests thickets and gardens. It is usually solitary, and eats insects, spiders and fruit.

List of Stamps showing Spectacled Weaver

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Transkei 0078 0078 1980 20c
Uganda 1448 1467 1995 200s