The most destructive bird species is the Sudan Dioch (Quelea quelea
The Narok county government and the Desert Locust Control Organisation have completed spraying quelea
birds that had invaded wheat farms in the county.
He said in May quelea
birds arrived in large numbers and started ravaging sorghum but still, government intervened to control them.
He said that over N6 billion worth of farm produce, equivalent to 50,600 metric tons of various crops representing 59 per cent crop, have been lost to quelea
birds and other pests in farmlands in Bauchi State.
Giraffe splay their legs and gently bow down to slurp the water, while swarms of quelea
"locust birds" blow like gusty clouds from one bush to another.
There are certain Quelea
birds that have proved to be quite the opponents of progress as they pluck the rice once the area has been flooded.
Ploceidae Ploceus spp Weavers Bubalornis albirostris Buffalo weaver Plcepasser Chestut-crowned superciliosus sparrow weaver Anomalospiza imberbis Cuckoo finch Quelea quelea
Ploceidae Bishop Ploceus luteolus Little weaver Anaplectes rubriceps Red-headed quelea
Ploceus cucullatus Village weavers Sporopipes frontalis Speckle-fronted weaver Ploceus vitellinuus Vitelline masked weaver 25.
Similarly, one can only speculate on the presence of the bathyergid bones and the Quelea
Campaigns against quelea
birds (Quelea quelea
) have been conducted in the north.
Agreement for plant (Sudan-U.S.) 1977 protection-Sudan quelea
bird research project.
Agreement for plant Sudan-United protection--Sudan quelea
bird States research project.