Taveta Golden Weaver

(Ploceus castaneiceps)

FUN FACT

The male Taveta Golden Weaver uses his beak to weave intricate ovoid nests, usually over water. Females pick a mate based on the male's skill at weaving.

Distribution

Kenya and Tanzania.

Habitat

Woodlands and wetlands.

Diet

Seeds.

Breeding

Status

Not Under Threat (Least Concern)

At the Aviary

See the Taveta Golden Weaver in our Tropical Rainforest exhibit.