Ol Pejeta Conservancy, Kenya
These sociable birds build nests in communities that may number hundreds of birds. If you look carefully you will see that grass strands have been tied in multiple lops to secure the bulk of the grass to form the nest. This is a male.
Featured in The BirdsFeatured in Animals plus Wild Birds
Sony SLT-a77Tamron 200-500mmF5-6.3 @ 500mm1/350sec @ f/5.6 ISO-200
Where in Kenya Neville?
Right at the entrance to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. I had thought they were Buffalo Weavers, but when I looked it up it appears they are are different species.
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