The Speckle-fronted Weaver (Sporopipes frontalis) is a tiny bird, 4.5" (11cm) has a spectacular black-and-white-speckled forecrown and moustachial stripes.

Small flocks forage on the ground and breed in Acacia trees. Its untidy grass nest has an extension in front of the entrance and is low down, unlike most Weaver birds nest, which hang from the end of branches.

The Speckle-fronted Weaver is an uncommon bird, living in dry, open savanna in western areas of Kenya.

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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Birds
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Keywords:bird, kenya, speckle-fronted weaver, weaver, wildlife

Speckle-fronted Weaver ~ Eating

Speckle-fronted Weaver eating grass seeds, Kenya.

Speckle-fronted Weaver ~ Stretching

Speckle-fronted Weaver, stretching up.

Speckle-fronted Weaver ~ Tugging

Speckle-fronted Weaver tugging at grasses.