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Forum: Companions for Birding Trips Thursday 27th February 2020, 06:03
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Posted By weavers4africa
Hi, if you are still looking for more options,...

Hi, if you are still looking for more options, let me know! I live in Cape Town and am happy to act as a bird guide. See https://birds4africa.org/
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Tuesday 3rd December 2019, 03:20
Replies: 2
Views: 357
Posted By weavers4africa
The list is based on the SAFRING scheme's...

The list is based on the SAFRING scheme's database, thus birds that were ringed or recovered in southern Africa. In time, I may add a column to show age records made outside SA but of species...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Monday 2nd December 2019, 15:35
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Views: 357
Posted By weavers4africa
Longevity list for southern African birds

I have compiled a list of longevities of southern African birds, based on published values which have been checked. Most commonly ringed species are included - species not in the list generally are...
Forum: Birds & Birding Wednesday 6th August 2014, 11:14
Replies: 237
Views: 46,721
Posted By weavers4africa
Cape Weavers breeding in gum trees above...

Cape Weavers breeding in gum trees above restaurant at Langebaan Lagoon, South Africa. Photos at http://weavers.adu.org.za/phown_vm.php?vm=1209 (at the time I deliberately aimed my camera above...
Forum: Event Announcements & Discussion Tuesday 1st January 2013, 19:09
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Views: 17,095
Posted By weavers4africa
"Weavers for Africa" Conference

The Animal Demography Unit will be holding a one-day conference on weavers on 26 January 2013, at Intaka Island, one of the top birding sites in Cape Town, South Africa.

Registration form and...
Forum: Birds & Birding Tuesday 12th June 2012, 17:25
Replies: 0
Views: 381
Posted By weavers4africa
Ringing and PHOWN workshops in Kenya

Kenya is the country with the highest diversity of weaver species (over 60 species) of any country in the world. In a recent visit I presented two PHOWN (PHOtos of Weaver Nests,...
Forum: Kenya Tuesday 12th June 2012, 16:04
Replies: 1
Views: 1,944
Posted By weavers4africa
There is a trip report now:...

There is a trip report now: http://weavers.adu.org.za/trip2012ke.php, showing photos of some birds ringed, some weaver colonies, and general photos.
Forum: Kenya Tuesday 15th May 2012, 19:49
Replies: 1
Views: 1,944
Posted By weavers4africa
'Photos of Weaver Nests' workshop in Kenya

A workshop on PHOWN (Photos of Weaver Nests) will be held in Kenya, the country with the highest diversity of weaver species (over 60 species).

A workshop will be held in Nairobi at the Nairobi...
Forum: Event Announcements & Discussion Tuesday 15th May 2012, 19:46
Replies: 0
Views: 17,838
Posted By weavers4africa
'Photos of Weaver Nests' workshop in Kenya

A workshop on PHOWN (Photos of Weaver Nests) will be held in Kenya, the country with the highest diversity of weaver species (over 60 species).

A workshop will be held in Nairobi at the Nairobi...
Forum: Namibia Tuesday 15th May 2012, 19:43
Replies: 0
Views: 1,156
Posted By weavers4africa
Ringing trip to Namibia

Recently I attended the 50th anniversary of the Namibia Bird Club. A trip report, with a focus on bird ringing before, during and after this event, may be seen at...
Forum: Bird Ringing and Banding Friday 13th April 2012, 20:46
Replies: 0
Views: 681
Posted By weavers4africa
Ringing course in Zambia

The Zambian Ornithological Society invited me to run a ringing course on Bovu Island, on the Zambezi River, about 60 km upstream of Victoria Falls.

The bird ringing course ran from 30 March to 3...
Forum: Birds & Birding Friday 23rd March 2012, 14:25
Replies: 0
Views: 685
Posted By weavers4africa
Loanga Weaver nests

The first two PHOWN (Photos of Weaver Nests, http://weavers.adu.org.za/phown.php) records have been submitted for the Loanga Weaver <i>Ploceus subpersonata</i>. They were submitted by Guillaume...
Forum: South Africa Tuesday 20th March 2012, 12:29
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By weavers4africa
Hi Sal, ringing is great fun and you never know...

Hi Sal, ringing is great fun and you never know what will turn up in the nets. often just the usual birds, but every now and again really special birds!
Forum: Birds & Birding Monday 19th March 2012, 19:05
Replies: 0
Views: 601
Posted By weavers4africa
Olive-headed Weaver

Olive-headed Weavers in the Panda area, Mozambique, may be threatened by habitat destruction. One way to monitor this species, is to archive records of its nests in PHOWN (Photos of Weaver Nests,...
Forum: South Africa Monday 19th March 2012, 06:35
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By weavers4africa
Ringing near Port Elizabeth

Last week Mike Ford and I were ringing at Landela farm near Port Elizabeth and caught some great birds including Yellow-throated Wood Warbler. To see some more interesting birds caught see...
Forum: Say Hello Friday 9th March 2012, 08:55
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By weavers4africa
Thanks for all the welcomes! It's a great...

Thanks for all the welcomes! It's a great site.

Dieter
Forum: Say Hello Thursday 8th March 2012, 08:17
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By weavers4africa
hello

My main interest is weavers, a family of 117 species. As bird ringing coordinator I get to ring weavers (and study them in the hand). I also run a project called PHOWN (Photos of Weaver Nests,...
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