A pair of streaked weavers. The female is on top; below the male.

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


Nesting / Breeding

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



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


Breeding Male Streaked Weaver

Non-breeding male streaked weaver

One breeding and one non-breeding male streaked weaver


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