SOUTHERN BROWN-THROATED WEAVER

Also known as  Brown-throated Weaver (6)
 or Brown-throated Golden Weaver (H)

(Ploceus xanthopterus)

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Roberts VI / VII 818 / 845
Clements 2000 192.0350
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
163-80

 

 

 

 

 

 

A smallish bird (15 cm), distributed from South Africa to East Africa. It is an uncommon resident of the eastern lowlands from Durban northwards, the Okavango and the Zambezi Rivers. It inhabits reedbeds and is gregarious at all times. It eats seeds and grain.

 

List of Stamps showing Southern Brown-throated Weaver

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

No stamps issued