The baya weaver is a weaverbird found across the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Flocks of these birds are found in grasslands, cultivated areas, scrub and secondary growth and they are best known for their hanging retort shaped nests woven from leaves.
Scientific name: Ploceus philippinus
Mass: 28 g Encyclopedia of Life
Conservation status: Least Concern (Population stable) Encyclopedia of Life
Higher classification: Ploceus