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Yellow bird building a nest
January 1, 2011

Southern Masked Weaver

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It was a priceless opportunity to watch these amazing builders constructing their homes from the very beginning till the end, from the first framework made of a few grass leaves till the very last stalk had been implemented and all the salient parts smoothed to satisfy the female.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2010 National Geographic Photography Contest.)

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Photograph by Jiri Slama
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