Black-capped Social-weaver
Pseudonigrita cabanisi
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The dark cap, light bill and the black flank stripes distinguish the black-capped social-weaver from the grey-capped social-weaver. Both social weavers are northeast African endemics. The 2nd row bird was in Shaba NR (Kenya, 3-13), courtesy of Mike Graham. The 4th row juvenile was in Shambarai (3-19) and the immature was at Makame (7-19). The other photos were taken in Kitwai, Makame, Shambarai and Loibor Sirret. Click the photo above to see 22 enlargements including nests, juveniles and immatures.
Weaver Wednesday

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Last Update this page: 3-19-21