Sociable Weaver - Philetairus socius

Length 5.6 in (14.2 cm)
Weight 0.8-1.1 oz (24-32 g)
Clutch Size 2-6
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Sociable Weaver or Social Weaver is endemic to South Africa. Unusual for birds, they build large compound community nests that can house over a hundred pairs of birds.

Diet mainly consists of insects. They also eat seeds and other plant products.

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