Taveta Golden Weaver

(Ploceus castaneiceps)

Seneca Park Zoo is the home to a flock of Taveta golden weavers. They can be found in the large aviary inside the Animals of the Savanna building.

Animal Facts


Taveta golden weavers are omnivores. They primarily feed on seeds, but can also eat grains, grasses and insects.

Status in The Wild

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List status

These weavers are found in parts of Kenya and Tanzania. They inhabit a variety of habitats, including forests, wetlands, and savannas.