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Unread postPosted: Thu Oct 13, 2005 7:45 pm 
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This young fellow was a regular visitor to our campsite at Letaba. It was the first time I had seen them.
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...and they have even learnt to use the knives and forks :wink:

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Always at Letaba - also at Bateleur.

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Unread postPosted: Thu Jun 15, 2006 12:24 pm 
We have also often seen red-headed weavers in Letaba…they have some nests in a tree near the garage. Apart from those sightings, I once saw one in Lower Sabie and we are lucky to now have a few at our house in Marloth.
I took this photo of a female/ non-breeding male this past weekend. Apart from the “cheeky” ones at Letaba I have found that they are actually quite shy birds.

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Letaba's day visitor area - Sept 2006
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There is a resident couple in Sirheni Bushveld camp, hut 6 I think? When we were there in 2006 for December holidays they were repairing their nests and having regular drinks at the bird bath.

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 Post subject: Re: Weaver: Red-headed weaver
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Found this photo in my 2007 visit ones, I think on the S69 near Letaba:
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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Is this one an imm. Spectacled Weaver? Seen at Olifants. Thanks.
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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - General Birds
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jacliz wrote:
Is this one an imm. Spectacled Weaver? Seen at Olifants. Thanks.


Hi Jacliz ,

This one looks like a red-headed weaver to me - spectacled has a distinctive pale eye.

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Red-Headed Weaver. :thumbs_up:

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This one has me stumped.
Photo was taken in KNP. It was around Skukuza.

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Could you help out IDing it for me? Well, not for me, for a non-forumite. :lol:


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Looks like a female Weaver possibly female red headed weaver.

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Thanks Batmad. :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Identification Help - LBJs
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Dont take my word on that weaver though...i dont have my guide on me so i cant double check at the moment, but it deffiantly looks like a female weaver.

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