Scientific Name: Ploceus castaneiceps

Found In: Kenya and United Republic of Tanzania

Diet: Herbivore: Diet consists primarily of seeds, supplemented by grass and invertebrates.

Threat Level: Least Concern – The population is suspected to be stable in the absence of evidence for any declines or substantial threats.

Facts: The male Taveta Golden Weaver uses his beak to weave intricate ovoid nests, usually over water. Females pick a mate based on the male’s skill at weaving.