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Old Friday 10th January 2020, 20:48   #7
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Originally Posted by sicklebill View Post
The weaver is surely Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus, a common species here; Carruther's and Trilling Cisticola don't occur at this site so Winding is the general default option
Same bird, different name (aka Spot-backed) as given in Stevenson and Fanshawe, the default fieldguide for the region.

I always try and use the names given in the most widely used fieldguide for any region just to try and avoid confusion, failed here it seems.
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