The Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus) is a species of bird found in much of sub-Saharan Africa. It builds a large coarsely woven nest made of grass and leaf strips with a downward facing entrance which is suspended from a branch in a tree. 2-3 eggs are laid.
Photographed at Chester Zoo, UK.
Canon EOS 40D
Canon EF70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM