I was in a large bird hide on the Mankwe dam in the Pilanesberg National Park, trying to photograph this male Southern Masked Weaver as he darted from his "building projects" to get more material. This one was weaving 3 different nests in an attempt to attract the attention of his potential mate. If she doesn't approve of the "house", she will summarily tear it up and drop it in the water below - leaving him to start from scratch.

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