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Copyright: Zahoor Ahmed (zahoor_salmi) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 108 W: 0 N: 618] (5538)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-05-26
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 40D, 400f5.6 L
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-06-01 6:36
Viewed: 3178
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Baya Weaver (Ploceus philippinus) is a weaver found across South and Southeast Asia. They inhabit grassland, cultivated areas, scrub and secondary growths usually near fresh or brackish water. They are widespread and common within their distribution area but are prone to local, seasonal movement.[2]

Despite their species name, they are not found in the Philippines. Three geographical races are recognized. The race philippinus is found through much of mainland India. The race burmanicus is found eastwards into Southeast Asia. A third race, travancoreensis is darker above and found in southwest India.[3]

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-06-01 11:51]

Hi Zahoor. The Baya Weaver is a bird i have not seen before so thanks for posting. You have taken a fine picture of this one with its nest. I like the unusual pose with its legs wide open. Fine colours and detail. well done TFs.
Nick..

Oyyy oyyy bu nasıl sevimli bir yavrucak Zahoor,büyüyünce albenili bir kuş olacağından eminim,çok sevimli,ellerine sağlık :)

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