Southern Masked Weaver - Building Home
A male African Southern Masked Weaver builds his nest during the start summer. This male will guard his nest (other males will plumage it for material to build their own nests) while also continuing construction. After the nest is build, he will "flirt", posing golden plumage in quick movements so as to attract a female to his nest. Once the female approves of the nest, the breeding process will commence.
The southern masked weaver or African masked weaver is a resident breeding bird species common throughout southern Africa. This weaver is very widespread and found in a wide range of habitats, including shrubland, savanna, grassland, open woodland, inland wetlands and semi-desert areas. It also occurs in suburban gardens and parks.