CAPE WEAVER

(Ploceus capensis)

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Roberts VI / VII 813 / 842
Clements 2000 192.0280
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-70
A medium bird (17-18 cm), endemic to South Africa, and found along the coastal areas and inland to Lesotho and the Transvaal. It is a common resident, with some altitudinal migration. It is usually gregarious and inhabits open woodland. It eats insects and seeds.

List of Stamps showing Cape Weaver

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Lesotho 0796 0683A 1988 16s
Lesotho 0890 0683C 1988 16s