Weaver birds adding finishing touches to nests

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If the nest is not to the females satisfaction she will rip it apart and the male has to start again.

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Comments (5)

Voar Alto on March 20, 2012

Amazing capture Derek. I didn't know they also made the nests so close to the ground!L:Eduardo.

Derek Geer on March 21, 2012

Thanks Eddie. The reeds were at the bottom of my sister's garden so I suppose the birds were used to having people around and also felt safe being surrounded by water. Regards Derek

Bram van Broekhoven on March 22, 2012

interesting photo Derek, on the thumbnail I thought it were flowers, but these are nests

Derek Geer on March 23, 2012

Thank you Bram. Regards Derek

Derek Geer on March 25, 2012

Thank you Pisces13 for your visit and kind comments. Regards Derek

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Photo details

  • Uploaded on March 20, 2012
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by Derek Geer
    • Camera: Canon PowerShot A710 IS
    • Taken on 2009/09/15 07:08:26
    • Exposure: 0.004s (1/250)
    • Focal Length: 34.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash