Seneca Park Zoo is home to two white-headed buffalo weavers. They reside in the aviary, which can be found inside the Animals of the Savanna building.
Buffalo weavers are omnivorous, foraging for fruits, seeds and invertebrates such as beetles and butterflies.
Status in The Wild
International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status
The range of buffalo weavers extends throughout eastern Africa, from Tanzania to Somalia.
They prefer savanna and shrubland habitat, using grass and thorny branches to weave elaborate nests in trees. Potential threats for this species are habitat loss and fragmentation.