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Southern Masked-Weaver

Ploceus velatus


A Yellow male, with his black mask extending well down onto his front. In the process of losing his yellow breeding plumage, and growing the typical brown to olive-green plumage that they are when not in breeding.


Sighted in the garden on the lawn

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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Lat: -25.60, Long: 28.41

Spotted on Jan 13, 2014
Submitted on Jan 13, 2014

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