This is common African weaver, a sparrow sized stocky bird. Portrayed here is a male in its full breeding attire - distinctively bright orange-red bird with black face and front, and black waistband.
This is resident breeding species in much of the belt south of Sahara and north of Equator, in open spaces and close to water. Here, observed in rural areas of Niger State of Nigeria, close to rivers and cultivated lands.
Lat: 9.96, Long: 6.82
Spotted on Oct 4, 2018
Submitted on Nov 1, 2018
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