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Baya Weaver in flight  Baya Weaver,Geotagged,India,Ploceus philippinus,Summer Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. This male birds start to build the nest as monsoon arrives and then the females come to inspect the new nest built and selects the one which she likes in this photo the male is carrying grass to weave it :) shot in India Posted 4 years ago
  2. Great capture Anup! Congrats Posted 4 years ago
  3. Incredible timing, what a great moment!

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    Posted 4 years ago
  4. Wow, too Good. Well focused and great background. Posted 4 years ago
  5. Fantastic image. We have very similar birds in Africa (Southern Black Masked Weaver) that almost looks exactly the same as this guy. The Masked Weaver is also yellow / golden with a black face, but has a RED eye ... the only difference I can see. Well done, great shot. Posted 4 years ago
  6. Fantastic image. We have very similar birds in Africa (Southern Black Masked Weaver) that almost looks exactly the same as this guy. The Masked Weaver is also yellow / golden with a black face, but has a RED eye ... the only difference I can see. Well done, great shot. Posted 4 years ago
  7. Fantastic capture. Great still of a moment in time, great execution! Posted one year ago

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The Baya Weaver 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 and they are best known for their hanging retort shaped nests woven from leaves. 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. They are widespread and common within their range but are prone to local,.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by anupdeodhar
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By anupdeodhar

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Uploaded Jan 21, 2015. Captured Aug 31, 2014 12:15 in New Radhika Road, Koyana Nagar, Satara, Maharashtra 415001, India.
  • NIKON D7100
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO400
  • 420mm