Birds of the World

Ploceidae : Weavers & Allies

Baya Weaver

Ploceus philippinus

Goa, India - December 2004

Like many weavers, the Baya Weaver is a highly gregarious species throughout the year. This bird was part of a mixed flock of about 100 birds, which also contained Black-headed and Red-headed Buntings, and Chestnut-shouldered Petronia.