Weaver news

Hanging on!

2014-09-28 (574)

Sociable Weaver nests are often built on telephone poles, and these nests may enclose the telephone wires coming to the pole. In very windy areas, parts of the nest may become detached and appear to "float" in the air! These nest masses probably move a lot when it is windy, but the weavers may continue to breed in the nests, at least for a while.

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Sociable Weaver,
photo: John Smith
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Sociable Weaver,
photo: Francois van der Merwe
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Sociable Weaver,
photo: Dieter Oschadleus
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Sociable Weaver,
photo: Nellie Spangenberg