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Weaverbird's nest

Baya weaver nest


Hanging retort shaped nests woven from leaves are the speciality of The baya weaver (Ploceus philippinus) is a weaverbird.These nest colonies are usually found on thorny trees or palm fronds and the nests are often built near water or hanging over water where predators cannot reach easily.


The baya weaver (Ploceus philippinus) is a weaverbird found across the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Flocks of these birds are found in grasslands, cultivated areas, scrub and secondary growth


Nests are built mainly in colonies but isolated nests are not unknown

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 2 years ago

Please consider adding this wonderful spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8082...

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Union Territory of Chandīgarh, India

Lat: 30.69, Long: 76.81

Spotted on Dec 17, 2016
Submitted on Dec 17, 2016

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