11 May, 2011

Taveta Weaver

Scientific Name: Ploceus castaneiceps
Population Estimate: Unknown, but Least Concern status
Range / Habitat: Found in dry shrubland, forest, and grassland in Kenya and Tanzania, though they breed in wetter areas.
Field Notes: Small passerine, vibrant yellow in color. Back is duller olive. They construct elaborate hanging nests.
Personal Notes: Seen at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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