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Spectacled Weaver

Ploceus ocularis Smith, A, 1828

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis crocatus Andrew Spencer 2014-12-28 Simbo Resort, Lake Langano, Oromia (Ethiopia) (1600 m) call -

calls from a pair of birds moving low and mostly hidden through dense growth along a rocky slope.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

268884
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Peter Boesman 2015-12-21 Negash lodge, Oromia (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300578
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis James Bradley 2016-10-29 Gwassi Hills (western foothills), Nyanza, Homa Bay (Kenya) (1100 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

346070
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis David C. Moyer 12 July 2011 Paraa, Murchinson Falls National Park, NW Uganda, Masindi (former division) (Uganda) (800 m) Call note, imm. begging call, and song (A) - Singing in mixed Acacia / Balanites woodland and thicket 83767
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis isaac kilusu 2021-05-12 Loitokitok forest near the outward bound school, Kenya (Kenya) (1800 m) adult, call, male -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

647629
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Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis suahelicus Frank Lambert 2015-11-25 Lilongwe, Central Region, Area 3, Lilongwe (Malawi) (1100 m) call -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

297957
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Peter Boesman 2014-11-02 St Lucia area, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) song and call - [sono] 280578
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Peter Boesman 2014-11-02 St Lucia area, Kwazulu-Natal, Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa) call - [also] [sono] 280574
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Derek Solomon 01-05-05 South Luangwa National Park Home , Eastern (pre-2011) (Zambia) (510 m) Call (A) -   41434
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Peter Boesman 2017-12-12 Entrance road Nyika NP, Rumphi (Malawi) song - [sono] 398193
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis suahelicus Frank Lambert 2015-12-04 Malawi, Lilongwe airport dambo, Central Region, Lilongwe (Malawi) (1200 m) male, song -

I've edited out a lot of noisy stuff, so the space between each song phrase is not correct

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

309959
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Martin St-Michel 2015-02-23 Lake Mburo National Park, Kiruhura, Western Region, Kiruhura (former division) (Uganda) (1300 m) call, song -

See XC241608. Habitat: accacia savanna.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

247891
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Guido O. Keijl 2015-01-11 East Shewa, Oromia, Oromia (Ethiopia) (1600 m) call -

Single bird hiding in a bush. A second bird calling in the background.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

294736
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Peter Boesman 2015-12-21 Negash lodge, Oromia (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300576
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis suahelicus Bram Piot 26-04-2009 Zomba plateau, Zomba (Malawi) (1600 m) Song (A) - Ku Chawe 33742
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Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis suahelicus isaac kilusu 2021-04-23 Mandegee farm, oloitoktok, Kajiado (Kenya) (1500 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

heard in thick bushes

bird-seen:no

playback-used:yes

642375
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Lynette Rudman 2021-06-24 12 Willeton Road (near Makhanda), Western District, Eastern Cape, Albany (South Africa) (600 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

Bird heard calling from a thick bush in a suburban garden in winter. Only bird calls have been edited out of this soundclip.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

659740
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Peter Boesman 2019-09-16 Mutanda Nature Lodge, North-Western province, North-Western (Zambia) call - [sono] 509088
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Lynette Rudman 2015-02-08 Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, Eastern Cape (South Africa) (480 m) call -

Bird seen calling from a tree near a small stream.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

252653
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Lynette Rudman 2019-04-13 Port Alfred, Western District, Eastern Cape, Bathurst (South Africa) (90 m) call -

One bird heard calling in the beginning of the clip and then a second bird joins it and they make the strange calls during interaction. Recorded in bush near a stream in autumn.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:yes

467145
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Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Peter Boesman 2015-12-21 Negash lodge, Oromia (Ethiopia) call - [sono] 300577
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Peter Boesman 2019-09-19 Kalwelwa area, Mwinilunga, North-Western province, North-Western (Zambia) call - [sono] 509089
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Paul Bourdin 2018-12-30 Wild Fig Farm, Wild Fig Country Estate, Witrivier (South Africa) (900 m) adult, sex uncertain, song -

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

650844
xeno-canto.org
Spectacled Weaver - Ploceus ocularis Peter Boesman 2016-09-17 Kawambwa area, Luapula province, Luapula (Zambia) song - [sono] 339364
xeno-canto.org
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