The White-Browed Sparrow-Weaver (Plocepasser mahali melanorhynchus) is a common small brown bird found in eastern Africa. It is also found in southern Africa, especially in dry grasslands and woodlands.
The White-Browed Sparrow-Weaver has a broad, white eyebrow stripe, which gives it the name white-browed. The male has a black beak and the female has a light grey beak.
The White-Browed Sparrow Weaver grows to 17-19 centimetres (7-8 inches) tall.
It is found in groups of 2-11 individuals consisting of one breeding pair and non-breeding individuals. The White-Browed Sparrow-Weaver nests in colonies. They build nests all year round.
Photographer: Martina Nicolls
Martina Nicolls: SIMILAR BUT DIFFERENT IN THE ANIMAL KINGDOM