Speckle-fronted Weaver
Sporopipes frontalis
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The black moustachial stripes and the black-and-white speckled forehead are diagnostic of the speckle-fronted weaver. It is seen in the dry grasslands of the central Tanzania. The upper photo is courtesy of Bob Kasworm. The left 2nd row bird was seen at Samburu NP-Kenya (1-17), courtesy of Karine Van der Vurst. The right 2nd & 3rd row photos were taken at Naabi Gate (4-07), courtesy of Gian Schachenmann. The other photos were taken in Tarangire NP, Lake Manyara NP and the Serengeti. Click the photo above to see 12 enlargements including a mating pair.
 
Weaver Wednesday

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-20 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
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Gian Schachenmann, Fai n Zimmerman, Kurt Rusterholz, Luc Grollie
Doug McLennan, Karine Van der Vurst, Bob Kasworm

Last Update this page: 7-13-20