Wild Birds

Streaked Weavers

Streaked Weavers (Ploceus manyar)

The Streaked Weavers (Ploceus manyar) is endemic to South Asia.

Streaked Weavers Perched on a Grass
Streaked Weavers Perched on a Grass

Nesting / Breeding

They nest in small colonies – in most cases in in reed beds near water bodies.

Streaked Weavers on a Grass
Streaked Weavers on a Grass


They look similar to the Baya Weaver except the Streaked Weavers have streaked underparts. They are also less common than the Baya Weaver.

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson



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