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"Beginning to Weave the Nest"

A village weaver (Ploceus cocullatus) starts the nest-building process by weaving the first strands of grass onto a tree twig. Taken in Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserve, South Africa.

The image was a finalist (Honorable Mention) in the 2009 National Wildlife Photo Contest. It also was featured on the Audubon site as part of their First Audubon Photography Awards.

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From Hluhluwe Game Reserve