Speckle-fronted Weaver


A beautiful Speckle-fronted Weaver photographed at the Naabi Gate picnic area in the Serengeti. They look like lovely sparrows and I was surprised to discover it was actually a little weaver bird. Turns out there are an enormous variety of weavers, not just plumage but size and shape and behavior. Cool.

2 responses

  1. Mary Kitundu

    I never saw that Walter….you have eyes behind your head!

    January 21, 2012 at 4:59 am

  2. What a gorgeous and unusual bird! Wish I had seen it when I was in the Serengeti many years ago.

    January 21, 2012 at 3:03 pm

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