Spectacled Weaver

SPECTACLED WEAVER

Ploceus ocularis

A: Brilwewer

 

A common bird of moist thickets along the east coast of South Africa. Their “pwe-pwe-pwe-pwe-pwe-pwee-pweee” call is always the first indicator. They just reach into the Gauteng province at Zusterstroom – which is well west of where general field guides show their distribution. A bird one does not get tired of too quickly.

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