The southern masked weaver or African masked weaver (Ploceus velatus) is a resident breeding bird species common throughout southern Africa.

This weaver is very widespread and found in a wide range of habitats, including shrubland, savanna, grassland, open woodland, inland wetlands and semi-desert areas. It also occurs in suburban gardens and parks.
Southern Masked-Weaver
Date Location Count
2019-08-18 07:25Etotongwe Lodge1
2019-08-19 11:45Windhoek National Botanical Gardens5
2019-08-19 07:54Augrabies Falls NP--Campground12
2019-08-18 07:51Bushmanskloof Nature Reserve1
2019-08-16 12:39West Coast NP--Abrahamskraal hide2
2019-08-10 09:39Finfoot Lake Reserve5
2019-08-18 09:45Raapenberg Bird Sanctuary1
2019-08-13 07:30Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden10
2019-08-18 10:25Strandfontein WTP2
2019-08-06 07:51Gorongosa NP5
2019-08-17 16:04False Bay Seal Island Reserve1
2019-08-14 07:39Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden7
2019-08-18 14:15Dainfern3
2019-08-06 15:00Austin Roberts Bird Sanctuary
2019-08-14 10:20Kloofendal Municipal Nature Reserve6
2019-08-09 07:16Bishop Bird Park
2019-08-15 09:33Golden Harvest Park7
2019-08-12 07:00Jonkershoek Nature Reserve10
2019-08-09 10:32Rietvlei Nature Reserve4
2019-08-09 15:34Bedfordview--Rotary Park1
2019-08-11 07:27Sunrock Guesthouse7
2019-08-11 09:06Bullfrog Dam
2019-08-10 08:50Soetdoring Nature Reserve5
2019-08-18 09:18Free State Botanical Gardens2
2019-08-13 14:23Karoo NP--Campsite3
2019-08-13 15:01Karoo NP--Bird Hide10
2019-08-09 06:30Agulhas Plains (general area)45
2019-08-16 08:00Moose Valley Private Nature Reserve5
2019-08-08 12:00Prince Albert (general area)50
2019-08-11 11:30Rooiberg Lodge10
2019-08-08 07:00Swartberg Pass2
2019-08-17 10:15Hawane Reservoir6
2019-08-12 07:34Wakkerstroom bridge/causeway10
2019-08-17 07:49HiP--Mpila Camp
2019-08-19 09:02Zulu Nyala Heritage Safari Lodge1