Weavers bathing

  Many birds bathe to help clean their feathers, but some species do not seem to bathe. Species that often bathe include thrushes, bulbuls, babblers, finch...

Anting in weavers

Anting is when birds apply ants to their plumage. Birds select ants in the subfamily Formicinae, which produce formic acid when disturbed. Formic acid is toxic ...

Weaver subspecies

Over 600 names have been proposed for weaver species and subspecies, but many of these names are taxonomically invalid. There are 117 weaver bird species, but d...