Black-breasted Weaver

Scientific Name: Ploceus benghalensis
Common Name: Black-breasted Weaver, Black-throated Weaver
Other Names: Bengal Weaver, Shor Baja, Sarbo Baya, Kantawala Baya

Identifying Features: yellow upper part of head, silver-greyish beak, light – white body with blackish feathers, light brown legs, usually perching on shrubs, black eyes

Fun Facts:

  • Black-breasted Weaver is named after the states of East and West Bengal, India.


This image was taken by Koshy Koshy – via Flickr.

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