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Ecology of weaver nests

2013-11-09 (445)

phown 4912 There are many interesting ecological relationships between nesting weavers and other organisms. Weavers often breed in association with larger birds or with wasps, or long-lasting weaver nests may be taken over by other birds or mammals. Read more about some of these associations:

The PHOWN database can be searched for individual species that are known to take over weaver nests, eg. Red-headed Finch.

Addendum: is there an association between social spiders and sparrow-weavers?