VILLAGE WEAVER

Previously Spotted-backed Weaver

(Ploceus cucullatus)

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Roberts VI / VII 811 / 847
Clements 2000 192.0430
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-93 (CBOS 163-92)
A medium bird (15-17 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a very common resident of the eastern and northern parts of southern Africa. It is gregarious, inhabiting edges of forest and gardens. It eats insects and nectar.

List of Stamps showing Village Weaver

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Benin 0864 0291 1982 20f
Benin   1999 400f
Biafra 0007 0005 1968 2d
Congo (Dem Republic) 1570 2000 1f 50
Congo (Dem Republic) 1617 ma 2000 9f
Eritrea 0405 0168 1998 3n
Ethiopia 0636 0527 1966 40c
Gambia 0199 0176 1963 6d
Gambia 0221 0194 1965 6d
Gambia 1013 1012 1990 D1.25
Gambia 1013 (sheet) 1012 1990 D1.25
Gambia 2383 1996 D3
Ghana 1982 2025 1994 c200
Grenadines of Grenada 2015ma 2119 1995 $5
Liberia   2293 1999 50c
Liberia   2000 $20
Liberia 2001 $10
Mozambique 1618 ma   2002 17 000 mt
Nigeria 0175 0178 1965 2d
Nigeria 0222 1969 2d
Senegal 0379 0381 1968 250f
Sierra Leone 3123 1999 Le600