Streaked weaver

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Streaked weaver
Streaked Weaver (Ploceus manyar) W IMG 6837.jpg
Male in breeding plumage in Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Ploceidae
Genus: Ploceus
Species: P. manyar
Binomial name
Ploceus manyar
(Horsfield, 1821)
Male in non-breeding plumage in Krishna Wildlife Sanctuary, Andhra Pradesh, India.

The streaked weaver (Ploceus manyar) is a species of weaver bird found in South Asia. These are not as common as the baya weaver but are similar looking but have streaked underparts.

They nest in small colonies often in reed beds near water bodies.

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