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
2021-02-11 10:52Hoada2
2021-02-18 06:45Okonjima Nature Reserve2
2021-03-04 10:36Windhoek National Botanical Gardens3
2021-02-22 15:52Arebbusch Lodge1
2021-03-05 14:55Windhoek--Avis Dam10
2021-02-26 08:06Shamvura Camp--boat trip2
2021-02-24 05:29Okavango Delta--Mombo/Little Mombo Camp10
2021-02-12 10:11Askham4
2021-02-08 09:14Augrabies Falls NP4
2021-02-20 07:40Lilayi Lodge
2021-02-27 10:36Lake Kariba @ Siavonga
2021-02-20 08:56Lower Zambezi NP12
2021-02-12 08:51Cape Town--Mouille Point1
2021-03-06 17:21Intaka Island10
2021-02-07 11:45Wildevoelvlei
2021-02-10 16:23Tygerberg Nature Reserve1
2021-03-05 07:26Kirstenhof Wetland6
2021-02-17 09:30Rondevlei Nature Reserve2
2021-03-07 15:07Strandfontein WTP5
2021-03-04 08:44Stellenboschberg--Lower Trail4
2021-03-04 10:14Paardevlei5
2021-03-07 06:25South Luangwa NP--Mfuwe Lodge
2021-02-10 05:08Greengrove Dam1
2021-02-06 10:37Karoo NP--Bird Hide4
2021-03-07 09:00Pantiki Road5
2021-02-28 12:18Abe Bailey Nature Reserve20
2021-03-05 06:26Kgomo-Kgomo3
2021-03-07 08:03Wolfhuiskraal to Kgomo-Kgomo30
2021-02-27 06:05Sondela Nature Reserve1
2021-02-06 17:43Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve2
2021-02-17 10:19Soetdoring Nature Reserve4
2021-03-03 09:27Nylsvley Nature Reserve--Vogelfontein8
2021-02-24 07:10Houtrivier Dam2
2021-02-08 20:08Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden--Ruimsig Falls1
2021-02-21 12:17Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden2
2021-03-06 06:59Diepsloot Nature Reserve15
2021-02-19 08:00Eagle Canyon Golf Estate4
2021-02-26 18:02Dainfern1
2021-03-08 10:53Golden Harvest Park12
2021-02-17 11:45Norscot Koppies Kingfisher Nature Reserve4
2021-02-20 07:15Northcliff Ridge Eco Park2
2021-02-13 16:21President Ridge Bird Sanctuary3
2021-02-10 06:39Rietfontein Nature Reserve1
2021-02-27 10:49Bishop Bird Park4
2021-02-27 09:12Pretoria National Botanical Garden1
2021-02-20 06:33Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve25
2021-02-27 16:21Strubendam Bird Sanctuary
2021-02-07 07:01Faerie Glen Nature Reserve3
2021-02-06 11:52Modderfontein Reserve4
2021-03-06 06:29Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve25
2021-03-07 07:34Rietvlei Nature Reserve
2021-03-07 07:36Polokwane GR1
2021-02-14 06:14Mkhombo Nature Reserve2
2021-02-21 06:00Thokoza Wetland15
2021-02-13 12:54Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve20
2021-03-07 07:36Marievale Bird Sanctuary1
2021-02-13 06:26Marievale Bird Sanctuary--Hadeda Hide1
2021-02-27 07:34Devon Grasslands IBA (Gauteng Province)5
2021-02-19 09:20Kruger NP--Mahonie Loop/S991
2021-02-09 12:44Kruger NP--Nyalaland Trail Camp2
2021-02-20 06:19Kruger NP--Pafuri Gate to Luvuvhu River/H1-91
2021-02-26 10:45Kruger NP--Punda Maria Camp2
2021-03-04 07:27Devon Grasslands IBA (Mpumalanga Province)1
2021-02-15 06:30Leeupan (Mpumalanga Province)22
2021-02-25 15:00Kruger NP--Shingwedzi Camp5
2021-02-20 15:28Wonderfontein Pans4
2021-02-22 08:42Kruger NP-- Tropic of Capricorn Loop1
2021-02-25 13:10Kruger NP--Mopani Camp5
2021-02-23 05:55Kruger NP--Nshawu Vlei
2021-02-17 06:26Harrismith1
2021-02-11 05:13Singita Ebony Lodge1
2021-02-12 17:48Volksrust4
2021-02-08 06:18Wakkerstroom area (Please be more specific)6
2021-02-27 15:03Kruger NP--Skukuza-Nkuhlu Road/H4-12
2021-02-10 07:55KaMsholo Bushveld Safaris (formerly Nisela Safaris)1
2021-02-21 08:16Macaneta-- Wetland, dune forests and coast
2021-02-10 10:33Zimbali Country Resort1