Weaver, Village 

Village Weaver - Ploceus cucullatus cucullatus
Senegal - December 2018

The Village Weaver is native to Sub-Saharan Africa but has been introduced elsewhere (Hispaniola, Mauritius and Réunion).  There are eight subspecies, the nominate form is shown here.  This subspecies is found in West Africa.  The video framegrabs shown here are from recordings made in Senegal during December 2018 - video link.

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