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Dec 3, 2016

World's most common wild bird

Photo by Lee Ouzman
1. There are 1.5 billion breeding birds of this species.
2. It is part of the weaver family.
3. They are sparrow-sized with brown bodies and red bills.
4. They are found in sub-Sahara Africa.
5. They are very social and flocks can be in the millions.
6. They feed on seeds and can cause serious crop damage.

Meet the Red-billed Quelea
(Quelea quelea)

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