Golden Weaver - Ploceus Subaureus (5.5")
Male: a yellow weaver, slightly greenish on the mantle, with a pale chestnut wash on head and throat; eye pale
red. Female: green above with very indistinct olive streaks; bellow yellow, paler on the belly; eye pale red.
Song is rambling and usually has a winding-up series
of soft squeaky "tikotikotikotiko" before breaking into a
set of complex, flourishes, many with a canary-like
Various chattering calls.