- 21 Aug 2019
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Baya weaver (Ploceus philippinus) is a bird found in South and Southeast Asia.
- The bird is known for its nest building skills, it makes a long hanging nest with a bulbous chamber and a narrow tubular entrance.
- The construction of the nest is initiated by a male Baya Weaver but completes it only after getting a female mate.
- Grasslands are the natural habitat of the Baya weaver. Rapid urbanization and change in land use pattern have led to the loss of habitat of the bird.
- However, its IUCN Red List status is Least concern.