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Weaver: Southern Brown-throated

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Imax
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Weaver: Southern Brown-throated

Unread post by Imax » Fri Dec 05, 2008 9:38 am

Spotted this Southern Brown-throated Weaver at the hide on Thulasihleka Lake in the middle of Richards Bay Harbour.

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This was another lifer for me on our trip. 8)

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Re: Weaver: Southern Brown-throated

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Fri Dec 05, 2008 10:30 am

Ploceus xanthopterus, it is a good one, Imax! :thumbs_up:

This brown-throated weaver is restricted to the eastern parts along that coast of South Africa. Nice images too.
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Re: Weaver: Southern Brown-throated

Unread post by Johan van Rensburg » Tue Oct 01, 2013 7:16 am

One gets good views of this uncommon bird in the reed beds at the base of the bridge over the estuary that gives access to St Lucia town. Except for a couple of months in the dead of winter, they are always on display here.

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Re: Weaver: Southern Brown-throated

Unread post by wildtuinman » Tue Oct 01, 2013 5:29 pm

Found this one in pumping wind at Umhlanga lagoo reserve last week.

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