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White-browed Sparrow-Weaver

Plocepasser mahali


The White-browed Sparrow-Weaver is characterized by a broad, white eyebrow stripe. The male’s bill is black and the female's horn-coloured.


Acacia savannah and dry woodland. Spotted here in parkland, Nairobi. Distribution: central and northcentral southern Africa. Range is expanding on the southern, northern, and eastern fronts.


White-browed Sparrow-Weavers are active at nest-building year-round. They build the typical weaver inverted-U-shaped nests of dry grass.

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DanielePralong 6 years ago

Thank you Karen!

KarenL 6 years ago

Nice series Daniele!

Nairobi, Kenya

Lat: -1.29, Long: 36.82

Spotted on Aug 21, 2011
Submitted on Jan 26, 2012

Spotted for mission

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