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White-headed buffalo weavers were named for their elaborate nests, which often have multiple compartments and tunnels, that they “weave” together using thorny branches.

white headed buffalo weaver

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Their nests are so elaborate and well-made that other birds often use their vacant nests instead of building their own.

Quick Facts

Latin Name:
Dinemellia dinemelli

Eastern Africa, from Tanzania to Somalia

Savannas and dry brush

Insect, fruits and seeds