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Ian Fulton | profile | all galleries >> African Galleries >> Namibia (and a little of Botswana) >> Namibia Birds - Individual Species Gallery >> Sociable Weaver tree view | thumbnails | slideshow

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Sociable Weaver

(philetairius socius)
The Sociable Weaver is endemic to southern Africa and is found in arid savanna and scrub areas. It is a gregarious species which builds huge thatched nests several metres in size in which there are many individual nest holes. Photographs taken at Solitaire on the Namib-Naukluft plain and at Okakuejo Camp, Etosha National Park.
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