Baya Weaver Bird (Ploceus philippinus), Keoladeo or Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Bharatpur, Rajasthan
The Baya Weaver Bird, Ploceus phillippinus resembles a sparrow in size. It lives in flocks. The male acquires a bright yellow cap in the breeding season. In non breeding season both sexes are similar looking almost like a hen sparrow. It is the male alone that builds the nest. Males do not assist in incubating eggs. The female alone incubates. Each male may posses a number of nest and females at the same time.