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Baya Weaver Ploceus philippinus philippinus   - Behaviour
Baya Weaver
Photographer : © Rajesh Kalra
Location :Garhi Mandu, Delhi, India
Date : 19 July 2015
English synonyms:Baya, Common Weaver
Bird Family :Ploceinae - Weavers & fodies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Weaving of Nest by Female?
The bird was observed weaving nest for half an hour on a tree having colony of nests. The material for weaving being obtained from adjoining partially built abandoned nests.There were few attempts of nest weaving of same nest by another female Baya which were warded off by this bird. - RK
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