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
2021-07-06 15:44Hobatere Lodge40
2021-07-04 09:40Etosha NP--Okaukuejo Camp6
2021-07-04 07:56Etosha NP--Gemsbokvlakte15
2021-07-03 14:02Etosha NP--Rietfontein12
2021-07-03 11:57Etosha NP--Halali Camp50
2021-07-02 07:36Etosha NP--Okevi Loop1
2021-07-02 10:21Etosha NP--Dik-Dik Drive3
2021-07-09 07:27Ai Aiba Rock Painting Lodge10
2021-07-27 07:21Sossusvlei5
2021-06-30 09:04Rundu--radio tower1
2021-07-24 15:58Daan Viljoen Game Park30
2021-07-28 11:18Windhoek National Botanical Gardens8
2021-07-28 16:29Windhoek--Avis Dam50
2021-07-21 07:00Liuwa Plain NP1
2021-07-16 13:37Barotse Plains Causeway10
2021-07-01 14:39Queen Elizabeth II NP--Ishasha sector 225
2021-07-10 08:57Queen Elizabeth II NP--Northern Sector59
2021-06-30 08:29Queen Elizabeth II NP30
2021-07-24 09:26Queen Elizabeth II NP--Kasenyi Track6
2021-07-02 10:52Murchison Falls NP--Pakuba20
2021-07-02 07:06Kamatana Dam10
2021-07-03 14:19Budongo Forest Reserve--Royal Mile4
2021-07-16 08:20Gashora Swamp1
2021-07-11 11:50Island View Lodge20
2021-07-16 08:00Kidepo Valley NP--Karenga Gate to Apoka2
2021-07-14 08:00Kidepo Valley NP (Please use more specific location if possible)2
2021-07-09 15:19Moremi Game Reserve--South Gate
2021-07-20 06:36Mushingashi Conservancy
2021-07-20 07:04Chobe River--west of Kasane1
2021-07-03 07:22Zambezi NP--Chamabonda Vlei20
2021-07-02 15:07Kgalagadi TFCA--Samevloeiing Pan2
2021-06-30 07:17Zambesi river cruise (ZW side)5
2021-07-16 09:21Victoria Falls Sewerage Ponds250
2021-07-14 08:48Victoria Falls Rain Forest15
2021-07-11 07:00Nyamware Rice Field30
2021-06-30 10:44Kuruman Nature Reserve3
2021-07-20 07:28Lake Baringo (general)4
2021-07-20 15:20Abidjatta-Shalla NP15
2021-07-24 16:36Lake Nakuru NP--Lake Nakuru Lodge2
2021-07-21 07:35Yabello area15
2021-07-13 11:00Lake Naivasha--Crescent Island1
2021-07-18 08:53Ngorongoro Conservation Area--Ngorongoro Crater30
2021-07-15 06:15North Luangwa NP
2021-07-17 15:42Shewa Robit area15
2021-07-27 09:48Olorgesailie Archaeological Site23
2021-07-02 07:00Lake Manyara NP (Arusha)
2021-07-06 10:23Kimuka area, Rift Valley60
2021-07-20 09:30Oloi Oshobor2
2021-07-24 10:13Nairobi NP5
2021-07-08 06:15Samburu NR
2021-07-12 06:30Samburu NR--Elephant Bedroom Camp
2021-06-30 07:00Tarangire NP
2021-07-10 09:28Sanctuary Swala Camp50
2021-07-22 09:31Mwea Rice Fields2000
2021-07-23 15:00Lokisale Rd.20
2021-07-23 10:02Meserani Snake Park5
2021-07-18 08:00Magongo Hills5
2021-07-03 10:00Liben Plains--south
2021-07-10 07:19Tungamalenga (village)50
2021-07-26 07:37Amboseli NP15
2021-07-08 15:44Mandegee farm1
2021-07-25 06:28Tsavo West NP--Kilaguni Lodge
2021-07-29 11:29Mkumazi--Umba River bridge & thornscrub50
2021-07-10 13:26Mikumi NP12
2021-07-12 14:24Mikumi NP--Vuma Rd. & vicinity (enroute to/from Vuma Hills Tented Camp)1
2021-07-13 07:02Sagala Lodge/Ndara Ranch
2021-07-12 08:35Tsavo East NP--southern section
2021-07-16 15:07Radium12
2021-07-11 08:56Karoo Gariep Nature Reserve6
2021-07-09 12:47Magamba Nature Forest Reserve--Sekomu Trail1
2021-07-18 09:00Polokwane GR1
2021-07-04 07:30Thokoza Wetland2
2021-07-17 07:30Elandsvlei Wetland12
2021-07-11 07:14Suikerbosrand Nature Reserve7
2021-07-20 14:41Marievale Bird Sanctuary10
2021-07-09 07:20Kruger NP--Banyini Pan (ltd access)
2021-07-23 12:13Loskop Dam Nature Reserve75
2021-07-10 07:16Kruger NP--Lanner Gorge (ltd access)
2021-07-24 10:35Nguuni Nature Sanctuary
2021-07-11 07:16Kruger NP--Bridge over Luvuvhu River
2021-07-12 07:46Kruger NP--Crooks Corner
2021-07-19 08:30Leeupan (Mpumalanga Province)4
2021-07-18 14:51Medirerraneo Hotel8
2021-07-08 07:27Lamu--Shela1
2021-07-19 18:56Ngala Private Game Reserve
2021-07-14 09:18Kwandwe Private Game Reserve25
2021-07-24 10:35Kruger NP--N'watimhiri Bridge1
2021-07-06 17:16Pongola NR20