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Village Weaver (Ploceus cucullatus) is a common resident breeding bird species in much of sub-Saharan Africa.
They occur in a wide range of open habitats and frequently forms large noisy colonies in towns and villages.
They build a large coarsely woven nest attached to a tree branch and made of grass and leaf strips.
These photos were taken in the Sambane Private Reserve, Mookgopong (Naboomspruit), Limpopo Province, South Africa.
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Northern Red Bishop  (Euplectes franciscanus) Village weaver (Ploceus cucullatus) - Building the Frame