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Weaverbird's nest

Baya weaver nest

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

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...

SisirBanga
Spotted by
SisirBanga

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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