There are many different Weavers in the world and as far as I can tell they share the skill of masterful nest building… unlike the shabby unstable creations of, say, Mourning Doves. By the way, I’ve tried to ID everyone appropriately but if you have any corrections please say so in the comments.
Above a Speke’s Weaver displays below the nest in an effort to attract a female.
And the splendid Spectacled Weaver nesting in my mother’s backyard. There are many more Weavers to be seen in East Africa, all lovely and interesting. I highly recommend a trip. If you ever get the chance don’t hesitate for a second.