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Taveta golden weaver

Ploceus castaneiceps


The male Taveta weaver is a vibrant golden yellow color with greener colors on the wings and back. Female in pic 3. Small bird the size of a finch.


Spotted at Woodland park Zoo. This bird can be found on the Savannah in coastal East Africa from eastern Tanzania to south-eastern Kenya. It prefers to live in bulrushes, woodland, and swampy areas. Some sightings of this bird have also been recorded in Asia.

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Seattle, Washington, USA

Lat: 47.67, Long: -122.35

Spotted on Mar 23, 2019
Submitted on Mar 30, 2019

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