The red-billed quelea (Quelea quelea), also known as the red-billed weaver or red-billed dioch, is the world's most abundant wild bird species, with an estimated adult breeding population of 1.5 billion pairs. Some estimates of the overall population have been as large as 10 billion. The entire population is found in sub-Saharan Africa and is generally absent from thickly forested regions and the southern reaches of South Africa. It is a small passerine bird of the weaver family, Ploceidae.
Red-billed Quelea
Date Location Count
2021-02-02 10:29Baie de Mermoz16
2021-02-19 06:49Okonjima Nature Reserve1
2021-02-10 08:30Queen Elizabeth II NP--Kasenyi Track50
2021-02-06 07:10Maasai Mara NR, Eastern Section
2021-01-30 07:20Lake Baringo--Inshore Cliffs and surrounds
2021-01-31 06:40Lake Baringo (general)
2021-02-13 12:00Shewa Robit area
2021-02-20 06:41South Luangwa NP--Mfuwe Lodge1
2021-01-31 09:51U of N Kabete Campus & Field Station (incl. Loresho Swamp)
2021-02-21 07:00Dulecha
2021-02-21 07:06Nairobi NP
2021-02-07 08:45Magongo Hills40
2021-02-14 09:07Mandegee farm20
2021-02-13 15:20Marakele NP
2021-01-30 10:30Rolfontein Nature Reserve6
2021-02-09 09:02Kgomo-Kgomo8
2021-01-27 05:53Wolfhuiskraal Farm (restricted access)28
2021-01-26 07:00Tsavo East NP (general)40
2021-02-05 07:30Zaagkuildrift Rd (Please be more specific; Do not log Kgomo-Kgomo birds here.)30
2021-02-06 17:43Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve16
2021-02-13 06:25Nylsvley Nature Reserve--Vogelfontein2
2021-02-20 06:33Roodeplaat Dam Nature Reserve12
2021-02-01 07:30Rietvlei Nature Reserve20
2021-02-14 06:20Thokoza Wetland2
2021-02-05 06:44Garingboom Guest Farm150
2021-02-19 09:20Kruger NP--Mahonie Loop/S9920
2021-02-09 12:44Kruger NP--Nyalaland Trail Camp2
2021-02-08 08:16Kruger NP--Pafuri Gate to Luvuvhu River/H1-930
2021-01-30 06:30Devon Grasslands IBA (Mpumalanga Province)350
2021-02-20 04:57Kruger NP--Bridge over Luvuvhu River31
2021-02-21 06:11Kruger NP--S6080
2021-02-07 14:15Kruger NP--Pafuri/S63 area11
2021-02-21 07:14Kruger NP--Klopperfontein Loop/Dam75
2021-02-09 07:38Kruger NP--Klopperfontein Dam40
2021-02-14 07:39Lower Tana River Delta
2021-01-28 06:15Sabaki River Estuary
2021-02-15 06:30Leeupan (Mpumalanga Province)2000
2021-02-21 10:21Kruger NP--Mphongolo Loop140
2021-02-22 06:38Kruger NP--H1-6/Shingwedzi-Mopani Road30
2021-02-22 05:31Kruger NP--Shingwedzi Camp15
2021-02-22 08:42Kruger NP-- Tropic of Capricorn Loop8
2021-02-17 12:31Kruger NP--Phalaborwa-Letaba Rd10
2021-02-11 05:13Singita Ebony Lodge18
2021-01-26 12:43Reichenau Dam1
2021-02-07 06:23Midmar Dam--South Shore (Thurlow Gate)1
2021-02-20 06:50Cedara Agricultural College Conservancy1
2021-02-06 05:35Manyoni GR (please be more specific)6