Red-billed Quelea Quelea quelea (821)
IUCN Red list status: Least Concern
(Red-billed Quelea)
Experiences with species

These birds are very common. They get into huge flocks which can devastate crops. For this reason farmers use extreme measures to get rid of them, including using explosives which kill the birds in their thousands. Raptors such as Lesser Spotted Eagles and Lanner Falcons follow these flocks as they are a ready source of food.

Ranges: Resident Breeding Non-breeding Migratory Uncertain

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