SOUTHERN MASKED WEAVER

Also known as African Masked-Weaver (C) (H)
or Masked-Weaver (6)
Vitelline Masked Weaver is now considered a sub-species

(Ploceus velatus)

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Roberts VI / VII 814 / 846
Clements 2000 192.0410
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-86
A medium bird (15-16 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a common resident found throughout southern Africa inhabiting all habitats except for evergreen forest. It is gregarious and eats insects, seeds and flowers.

List of Stamps showing Southern Masked Weaver

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Botswana 0515 0299 1982 1t
Liberia   1704 1996 35c
Sierra Leone 1903A   1992 Le 150
Sierra Leone 1903B   1994 Le 150