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Baya Weaver (Male)


Baya Weaver (Male)
Photo Information
Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-04-10
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 500mm f/4G ED VR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-05-01 4:57
Viewed: 3106
Points: 4
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Baya Weaver
(Ploceus philippinus)
Size: 15 cm

Description:
Best distinguished from the streaked weaver by its nest, which is very different.

Voice:
A swallow-like chip; also a harsh, chattering song near nest.

Habits:
Found in open country with some trees, usually near wetlands with long grass. Reported to be reduced in numbers, but recent reports indicate that large colonies still exist in prime locations. The carefully woven nest with a long entrance tube is suspended high in a tree near water.

Distribution:
Common resident breeder through the island.


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Hi Ang,
a very well composed picture with nice colours and this weaver bird having a very special expression. I like the shot. perhaps the bird could have been a bit sharper?
TFS
Pierre

Nice bird and veeeerry interesting nest.
Good picture.
Friendly greetings.Alin.

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