Speke's Weaver
Ploceus spekei
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The Speke's weaver is a northeast African endemic. It usually breeds in colonies in acacia trees. The top photo was taken in the Serengeti. Note the heavy black bill and the pale yellow-pink eyes. The group was seen in Dareda. All of the other photos were taken in Ngorongoro Crater. The upper juvenile and female are courtesy of Paul Oliver. The 3rd row photo is courtesy of Michael Oates and the right 4th row photo is courtesy of Kurt Rusterholz. Click the photo above to see 30 enlargements.

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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-23 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Kurt Rusterholz, Luc Grollie, Nancy Wright, Paul Oliver
Michael Oates, Eric Simon

Last Update this page: 3-04-23