Spectacled Weaver

Ploceus ocularis

This weaver’s black eye-stripe, high pitched call and “snail” shaped nest make it an extremely easy weaver to locate and identify. We first recorded this species in April 2010¬†while honeymooning in Kosi Bay, KwaZulu Natal.


Spectacled Weaver – male & female / Ocean View, KZN, South Africa / 26 December 2011 Spectacled Weaver / Ocean View, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa / 24 August 2015 Spectacled Weaver (Crocatus) / Kunene River Lodge, Northern Namibia / 14 July 2012 Spectacled Weaver / Simbithi Eco Estate, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa / February 2020 Spectacled Weaver / Ocean View, KZN, South Africa / 22 October 2011 Spectacled Weaver / Ocean View, KZN, South Africa / 22 September 2010
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