ROBERTS BIRDS of SOUTHERN AFRICA

No's 801 to 850

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R801.jpg (14120 bytes) R801 House Sparrow (Passer domesticus) Very common resident (introduced) : Yugoslavia SG 2020 (1982)   R802 Great Sparrow (Passer motitensis) Uncommon resident
R803.jpg (14948 bytes) R803 Cape Sparrow (Passer melanurus) Very common resident : 
Lesotho SG 802 (1988)
  R804 Grey-headed Sparrow (Passer griseus) Fairly common resident
  R805 Yellow-throated Sparrow (Petronia supercilliaris) Uncommon resident   R806 Scaly-feathered Finch (Sporopipes squamifrons) Common nomadic resident
R807 Thick-billed Weaver (Ambyospiza albifrons) Common resident: Namibia (new) 2008   R808 Forest Weaver (Ploceus bicolor) Locally common resident
  R809 Olive-headed Weaver (Ploceus olivaceiceps) Uncommon resident R810.jpg (13251 bytes) R810 Spectacled Weaver (Ploceus ocularis) Fairly common resident : Transkei SG 78 (1980)
R811.jpg (12345 bytes) R811 Spotted-backed Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus) Very common resident : 
Gambia SG 199 (1963)
R813.jpg (16099 bytes) R813 Cape Weaver (Ploceus capensis) Common resident (endemic) : 
Lesotho SG 890 (1988)
  R812 Chestnut Weaver (Ploceus rubiginosus) Common non-breeding migrant R814.jpg (12612 bytes) R814 Masked Weaver (Ploceus velatus) Common resident : Botswana SG 515 (1982)
R815.jpg (17021 bytes) R815 Lesser Masked Weaver (Ploceus intermedius) Locally common resident : 
Malawi SG 887 (1992)
R816 Golden Weaver (Ploceus xanthops) Uncommon resident 
Angola : 2001
  R817 Yellow Weaver (Ploceus subaureus) Locally common resident   R818 Brown-throated Weaver (Ploceus xanthopterus) Uncommon resident
R819.jpg (13445 bytes) R819 Red-headed Weaver (Anaplectes rubriceps) Fairly common resident : 
Mocambique SG 707 (1978)
R820 Cuckoo Finch (Anamalospiza imberbis) Uncommon breeding migrant: Niger SG (2000)
R821.jpg (16261 bytes) R821 Red-billed Quelea (Quelea quelea) Locally abundant resident (plague proportions)  : Ghana SG 1625 (1991) R822.jpg (16447 bytes) R822 Red-headed Quelea (Quelea erythrops) Uncommon breeding migrant : Rwanda SG 476 (1972)
  R823 Cardinal Quelea (Quelea cardinalis) Rare straggler R824.jpg (18268 bytes) R824 Red Bishop (Euplectes orix) Very common resident : 
Lesotho SG 511 (1981)
R825.jpg (18898 bytes) R825 Fire-crowned Bishop (Euplectes hordeaceus) Local uncommon resident : 
Ghana SG 1983 (1994)
R826.jpg (13736 bytes) R826 Golden Bishop (Euplectes afer) Locally common resident : Gambia SG 237 (1966)
R827.jpg (15168 bytes) R827  Yellow-rumped Widow (Euplectes capensis) Locally common resident : 
Botswana SG 209 (1966)
R828.jpg (14729 bytes) R828 Red-shouldered Widow (Euplectes axillaris) Common resident : Angola SG 473 (1951)
  R829 White-winged Widow (Euplectes albonotatus) Uncommon resident R830.jpg (15843 bytes) R830 Yellow-backed Widow (Euplectes macrourus) Fairly common resident : 
Rhodesia SG 538 (1977)
R831.jpg (20627 bytes) R831 Red-collared Widow (Euplectes ardens) Locally common resident : 
Togo SG 1532 (1981)
R832.jpg (16253 bytes) R832  Long-tailed Widow (Euplectes progne) Very common resident : Swaziland SG 149 (1968)
  R833  Golden-backed Pytilia (Pytilia afra) Uncommon resident R834.jpg (17844 bytes) R834 Melba Finch (Pytilia melba) Common resident : 
Ghana SG 1582 (1991)
R835.jpg (14035 bytes) R835 Green Twinspot (Mandingao nitidula) Localised fairly common resident : Malawi SG 796 (1988)   R836 Red-faced Crimson-wing (Cryptospizia reichenovii) Common resident
R837.jpg (18555 bytes) R837 Nyassa Seedcracker (Pyrenestes minor) Uncommon resident : 
Malawi SG 734 (1985)
  R838 Pink-throated Twinspot (Hypargos margaritatus) Fairly common resident (endemic)
R839.jpg (15798 bytes) R839 Red-throated Twinspot (Hypargos niveoguttatus) Common resident : Mocambique SG 709 (1978) R840.jpg (15778 bytes) R840 Blue-billed Firefinch (Lagonosticta rubricata) Common resident : Malawi SG 883 (1992)
  R841 Jameson's Firefinch (Lagonosticta rhodopareia) Common resident R842.jpg (9351 bytes) R842 Red-billed Firefinch  (Lagonosticta senegala) Common resident : Malawi SG 313 (1968)
  R843 Brown Firefinch (Lagonosticta nitidula) Locally uncommon resident R844.jpg (11720 bytes) R844 Blue Waxbill (Uraeginthus angolensis) Common resident : Botswana SG 223 (1967)
R845.jpg (17683 bytes) R845 Violet-eared Waxbill (Uraeginthus granatinus) Locally common resident : Mocambique SG 1151 (1987) R846.jpg (15531 bytes) 846 Common Waxbill (Estrilda astrild) Common resident : Swaziland SG 633 (1994)
R847.jpg (7781 bytes) R847 Black-cheeked Waxbill (Estrilda erythronotos) Locally common resident : 
Namibia SG 711 (1997)
  R848 Grey Waxbill (Estrilda perreini) Locally common resident
R849.jpg (7581 bytes) R849 Cindarella Waxbill (Estrilda thomensis) Locally common resident : 
Namibia SG 710 (1997)
R850.jpg (20198 bytes) R850 Swee Waxbill (Estrilda melanotis) Common resident : Benin (1999)