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Nests of Social Weavers (Philetairus socius), Etoscha National Park, Namibia

Nests of Social Weavers (Philetairus socius), Etoscha National Park, Namibia

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Uploaded 15 Mar 2015 by Peter Prokosch
Year: 2015
From collection: African Biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
The sociable weaver is a species of bird in the Passeridae family endemic to Southern Africa. It is found in South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana. They build large compound community nests, a rarity among birds. These nests are perhaps the most spectacular structure built by any bird.
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