Weaver, Village 

Village Weaver - Ploceus cucullatus cucullatus
The Gambia - November 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 The Gambia during November 2018 - video link.

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