„Sesriem, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia (Nigel Pavitt)“

from the gallery of John Warburton-Lee Photography

The large communal nest of sociable weavers (Philetairus socius) in dry country near Sesriem. These nests are among the most remarkable in the world; they have a large number of nest chambers, which are entered from several small tunnels under one large roof. The chambers are occupied throughout the year, the birds leaving each day to feed nearby. Some nests have been in use for one hundred years.

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