RED-HEADED WEAVER

(Anaplectes melanotis (7), Anaplectes rubriceps or Anaplectes melanotis (rubriceps) (H))

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Roberts VI / VII 819 / 851
Clements 2000 192.0850
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 163-133
A smallish bird (14-15 cm), found in Africa south of the Sahara. It is a fairly common resident of the north eastern parts of the region, from Zululand to the Caprivi. It inhabits woodland and savanna and is usually solitary. It eats insects and spiders.

List of Stamps showing Red-headed Weaver

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Bechuanaland 0174 0161 1961 10c
Botswana 0212 0011 1966 10c
Ethiopia 1308 1199 1985 85c
Mozambique 0707 0650 1978 1e50c
Namibia 1092   2008 $3.70
Sierra Leone 3108 1999 Le600
Zimbabwe 1148   2005 Std Z