Wild Birds

Rufous-tailed Weavers

Rufous-tailed Weavers (Histurgops ruficaudus)

The Rufous-tailed Weavers (Histurgops ruficaudus) is endemic to Kenya and Tanzania, where it occurs in grassland, agricultural and fynbos habitats. They are often seen near rivers.
Rufous-tailed Weavers Standing On Ground
Rufous-tailed Weavers Standing On Ground

These weavers breed in noisy colonies in trees (often willows or Eucalyptus, rarely palms) and reedbeds.



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