The Southern Masked Weaver or African Masked Weaver (Ploceus velatus) 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.
Photo: In my garden, Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa.
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PHOTOGRAPHY:Birds in my garden
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  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 2 years ago

    Baie mooi!

  • Baie dankie Magriet!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Maree  Clarkson
    Maree Clarksonabout 2 years ago

    Aaaaw, he’s gorgeous Elizabeth! Lovely pic!

  • Thanks so much Maree, appreciate the fav too!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • © Karin  Taylor
    © Karin Taylorabout 2 years ago

    such a wonderful capture Elizabeth! )

  • Thanks very much Karin!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • …and for the fav too!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Michael Creese
    Michael Creeseabout 2 years ago

    Beautiful! A real looker

  • Many thanks Michael!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELabout 2 years ago

    What a stunning capture Elizabeth, such a beautiful bird…

  • Thanks so much Andrea!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Rocksygal52
    Rocksygal52about 2 years ago

    brilliant capture of this stunning little bird Elizabeth.

    Cheers Jude x

  • Thanks very much Jude, I also appreciate the fav!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • Macky
    Mackyabout 2 years ago

    Love the intensity in the eye!!

  • Thanks so much Macky! Love them too!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • John44
    John44about 2 years ago

    Hallo Elizabeth.
    Komplimentje vir jou mooie Geelvink!
    (kan hij mooi zingen als een kanarie?) (^_^)
    Groete uit Den Haag

  • Sy wysie klink anders as ‘n kanarie s’n John, maar mooi is dit beslis. Baie dankie vir jou gawe kompliment! Groete. En dankie ook vir die gunsteling!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

  • John44
    John44about 2 years ago

    Met plezier gedoen liewe Elizabeth :-)

  • NikonMan
    NikonManalmost 2 years ago

    This is lovely sharp and beautifully exposed.

  • Thanks so much for the fav and kind comment Dennis!

    – Elizabeth Kendall

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