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This bird is better at weaving than you are

Black-headed weaver live in spherical nests which are woven together from strips of palm leaves by the males.

If you fancy yourself as a bit of an expert weaver, these little birds might put you to shame.

Black-headed weaver live in spherical nests woven together from strips of palm leaves by the males, as demonstrated in this clip shared by San Diego Zoo.

The zoo’s website explains: “A nest-building male stops every so often to put on loud, colourful displays intended to entice house-hunting females.

“When she spots a nest — and a male — that piques her interest, the female flutters up to have a look inside. If she fancies it, she moves in.”

The female will then add a floor to the nest, before using it as a place to lay her eggs.

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