Weaver Bird

By Alan_Baseley  
One from the aviary at Chester Zoo. Busy trying to get photos and forget to make a note of it's name.

Thanks Martin for the ID

Tags: Chester zoo Bird Weaver bird Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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moiral 8 12 Scotland
16 Jun 2012 8:11AM
Not too sure what it is Alan, but you have a cracking capture. Moira

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helenlinda Plus
11 360 22 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2012 8:18AM
What lovely colours - well captured and detailed shot SmileSmile
annettep38 Plus
7 218 40 Costa Rica
16 Jun 2012 8:24AM
No idea what it is but what a beautiful bird!
16 Jun 2012 9:14AM
Looks like a female weaver bird Alan...
16 Jun 2012 9:19AM
Well captured Alan
16 Jun 2012 9:35AM
Just checked Alan, yes it's a female village weaver bird...
16 Jun 2012 9:57AM

Quote:Just checked Alan, yes it's a female village weaver bird...

Thanks Martin,

16 Jun 2012 10:19AM
Very fine capture Alan
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
16 Jun 2012 10:22AM
Outstanding shot Alan- especially as it was taken at a zoo. Shots are usually spoiled by people/fences/wire/glass but this looks as if it was taken in the wild. Quality.TongueTongue
senn Plus
7 5 1 Belgium
16 Jun 2012 10:33AM
magnificent capture, Alan
Metro6R4 7 3 1 United Kingdom
16 Jun 2012 10:45AM
Top class image.............
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
16 Jun 2012 10:52AM
Bright, sharp, colourful - well captured Alan.

16 Jun 2012 1:51PM
That is usually my trick Alan, forgetting to make a note of their names. What i tend to do is take a photo of the name sign Smile

Lovely colours on this bird Smile

Nice shot

CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
16 Jun 2012 3:17PM
A cracker, Alan, what a lovely bird. Carol

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