The baya weaver (Ploceus philippinus) is a weaverbird found across the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. Flocks of these birds are found in grasslands, cultivated areas, scrub and secondary growth and they are best known for their hanging retort shaped nests woven from leaves. These nest colonies are usually found on thorny trees or palm fronds and the nests are often built near water or hanging over water where predators cannot reach easily. They are widespread and common within their range but are prone to local, seasonal movements mainly in response to rain and food availability.

Among the population variations, three subspecies are recognized. The nominate race philippinus is found through much of mainland India while burmanicus is found eastwards into Southeast Asia. The population in southwest India is darker above and referred to as subspecies travancoreensis.
Baya Weaver
Date Location Count
2020-02-08 10:40Fot Mahadev Scurb Forest5
2020-02-08 13:45Center for Desert and Ocean (CEDO)10
2020-01-31 11:00Epicenter Homestay, Lodai, Gujarat1
2020-01-29 11:45Mokarsagar Wetland Complex63
2020-01-22 16:00Saltpans on INS Valsura Rd3
2020-01-30 11:30Girnar Forest--Kashmiri Bapu ashram1
2020-01-24 10:00Girnar Forest--Lal dhori1
2020-01-26 17:06Adesar Bridge6
2020-02-11 16:30Rann Riders, Dasada2
2020-02-02 07:30Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary12
2020-02-07 14:35Hills surrounding Malnath Mahadev Temple9
2020-01-26 07:42Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary4
2020-02-18 15:30Thol Bird Sanctuary
2020-01-26 16:00Dabhla Panjarapole20
2020-02-01 16:19Steneshwar Mahadev Temple, Tena
2020-02-02 07:34Tena Lake30
2020-01-29 16:00Bhuigaon Beach Vasai
2020-01-31 07:30Bena, Near Vasai Beach1
2020-02-19 08:15Tarzon lake
2020-02-17 07:00N. G. Patel Polytechnic Campus6
2020-02-02 06:29BNHS Conservation Education Centre4
2020-02-17 16:55Bhandup Pumping Station, Mumbai12
2020-02-06 05:00Thane Creek
2020-02-07 15:49TS Chanakya College, Navi Mumbai18
2020-02-02 11:30Seawoods--Navi Mumbai3
2020-02-01 06:23NRI Complex ponds2
2020-02-02 15:34Bhopar grasslands, Thane1
2020-02-09 07:32Malang Gad Road1
2020-02-16 07:00Kasarsai Dam, Pune3
2020-02-02 16:15Nandur-Madhyameshwar bird sanctuary
2020-02-02 07:30Kalse forest, Kalse50
2020-02-02 07:05Saswad, Pune Dt1
2020-02-16 09:48Veer Dam, Pune15
2020-02-09 06:49Pingori village(Jejuri)1
2020-02-08 08:32Arpora Woods25
2020-02-18 09:30Chorao Island50
2020-02-02 06:59Shirgao, Bicholim150
2020-02-16 17:19Carambolim Lake & Surroundings (IBA)1
2020-01-26 10:00Gondur Lake25
2020-02-09 15:30Nakane Lake, Dhule40
2020-02-05 07:30Maina-Raia Wetlands45
2020-01-29 07:45Tikhi New Dam30
2020-02-16 15:45Sonvad Reservoir, Dhule25
2020-01-29 08:00Bhigwan -- Kumbhargaon Bird Sanctuary3
2020-02-01 12:07Gandhisagar Sanctuary2
2020-02-18 17:29Barkur Wetlands -- Saasthana110
2020-02-14 17:39Tapti River--behind BTPS2
2020-02-09 16:51Uppoor3
2020-02-14 08:38Bhusawal Thermal Power Station (BTPS)--500MW Premises2
2020-01-30 08:14Bhindawas Bird Sanctuary20
2020-02-19 06:47Herga Temple Road, Herga10
2020-02-02 07:04Shettybettu 2150
2020-02-18 06:56Shettybettu 3 Parkala School Side15
2020-01-21 18:05Chitrapu Estuary, Mulki1
2020-02-15 17:45Khem Villas6
2020-02-16 07:33Ordnance Factory Estate, Jalgaon2
2020-02-05 08:36Nagar Van2
2020-01-26 09:37Sultanpur National Park2
2020-02-16 08:00Amity University, Gurgaon--Herbal Garden1
2020-02-15 07:10Bhutnal Lake, Bijapur20
2020-02-03 06:45Begum Talab, Vijayapura5
2020-02-01 07:02Hanchinal Lake8
2020-02-14 07:06Abana Forest Nursery6
2020-01-24 16:00Ekruk Lake8
2020-02-02 14:15Mandkaula Wetlands (Palwal)12
2020-01-27 08:26Nigambodh ghat DL/IN1
2020-01-26 07:35Ezhome5
2020-02-09 06:59Ezhome20
2020-01-22 07:51Lonar lake, Buldhana7
2020-02-19 07:36Kattampally4
2020-02-02 09:30Asan Conservation Reserve8
2020-02-17 10:53Ankasamudra Bird Sanctuary50
2020-01-28 10:00Jhajhra4
2020-02-05 16:05kumbhari lake, Akola
2020-02-17 12:25Karwapani (sal forest south of WII), Dehradun7
2020-02-12 08:05Between WII and Sal Patch, Dehradun9
2020-02-17 17:36Wildlife Institute of India Campus7
2020-02-17 10:23Doon Officers' Enclave, Chandrabani9
2020-02-17 09:41Forest Research Institute (FRI), New Forest Campus15
2020-02-01 12:04Ganga Barrage Bijnor
2020-02-14 13:55National Chambal Gharial Sanctuary--Morena3
2020-02-16 17:53Kole Wetlands--Alapad15
2020-02-19 18:26Kole Wetlands--Manakodi50
2020-02-15 07:28Kole Wetlands--Palakkal40
2020-01-31 11:30Bandipur Tiger Reserve5
2020-02-03 07:30Kole Wetlands--Kondhipulam2
2020-02-15 07:00Mysore City Bird Atlas 19A, Kukkarahalli Lake2
2020-02-15 07:33Harathale Kere, Nanjanagudu, Mysore Dt30
2020-02-14 15:59Devirammana Kere, Nanjanagudu, Mysore Dt33
2020-01-30 09:58Nibhora1
2020-02-02 07:25Changaram Wetlands -- Ezhupunna4
2020-02-02 07:05National Chambal Sanctuary -- Jaitpur2
2020-01-28 07:18Corbett NP--Dhikala1
2020-02-03 16:17Karappadom-Mannanchery,Alappuzha7
2020-02-15 14:20Bembla Dam -- Malapur wetland7
2020-02-06 14:35Thirumala20
2020-02-08 16:18Melekote lake, Tumkur4
2020-02-12 11:10Kuttanadu Wetlands--Kallara--Paravanthuruthu35
2020-02-09 07:17Perumal Kovil Pathy6
2020-01-26 07:40MEPRAL - THANANGADU COLONY18
2020-02-16 18:28Ezhinjillam South5
2020-02-15 06:00Singur Dam Reservoir, Medak15
2020-01-26 15:44Agara-Mamballi Lake, Chamarajanagar1
2020-02-19 16:10Forest Guest House, Barahi2
2020-02-11 06:40Centre for Learning (CFL), Bengaluru
2020-02-16 06:30Manjeera Wildlife Sanctuary20
2020-02-01 09:09Pannivelichira, Aranmula Wetlands4
2020-01-22 08:10Haripura Reservoir6
2020-02-16 08:30Mavathur Kere, Kanakapura20
2020-02-01 14:00Anjanapura Central Park2
2020-01-25 15:00Osman Sagar Lake5
2020-02-17 07:30Ameenpur Lake, Hyderabad2
2020-01-25 08:18Manchappanahalli Kere (Kotnathevaru Kere)
2020-01-26 06:30Himayat Sagar Lake10
2020-01-31 07:00Hennagara Lake2
2020-02-09 10:00Sainik School, Amaravathinagar Campus1
2020-02-07 10:00Indian Institute of Rice Research8
2020-02-14 13:05Indian Institute of Rice Research -Office8
2020-02-17 16:30Lake Kamuni Shamshabad1
2020-02-15 08:00Muthanallur Kere30
2020-02-09 06:54Hoskote / Hosakote Kere5
2020-02-14 06:55Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES)7
2020-02-15 07:30Muthanallur chikkakere(now dry)5
2020-02-14 17:00Azim Premji University, UG Campus1
2020-02-16 07:30Uppar Dam15
2020-01-21 07:03Vellayani - Punchakkari Paddy fields3
2020-02-01 18:29Gorewada Lake, Nagpur1
2020-01-26 09:49Edulabad Lake
2020-02-16 07:15Saiki Lake, Nagpur2
2020-02-16 07:30Cauvery--Koonandiyur7
2020-02-07 08:10bandra,Nagpur,Maharashtra3
2020-02-12 08:45Pavalathanoor Lake, Tharamangalam1
2020-02-12 16:20Panchayat Union Middle School, Krishnampudur1
2020-02-01 17:00Rishi Valley (General Area)8
2020-02-15 16:30Rishi Valley--School Campus10
2020-01-26 11:46Manur Lake60
2020-01-26 10:57Malaiyurani Sacred Grove, Sivarakottai25
2020-02-15 09:31Koonthakulam Bird Sanctuary30
2020-01-26 13:59Samanatham Tank4
2020-01-25 10:20Kadambakulam (கடம்பகுளம்)10
2020-01-25 16:00Navalur Lake3
2020-02-16 08:11Kiliyur Tank100
2020-02-14 11:16Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Tirupati, Mangalam campus
2020-02-01 11:25Karaivetti Bird Sanctuary4
2020-01-27 06:45Manji tola to Supkhar (Forest Road)4
2020-02-02 08:40Kaveripakkam Lake
2020-02-19 12:34Kaatuthottam Farmlands6
2020-02-09 16:12Vaduvur Bird Sanctuary40
2020-02-17 13:00Perumal Lake21
2020-01-26 07:19Sirudhavur Lake (சிறுதாவுர் ஏரி)5
2020-02-15 07:00Pallikaranai Marsh (பள்ளிக்கரணை சதுப்பு நிலம்)6
2020-02-19 07:35Gudhiyari Wetlands, Raipur10
2020-02-16 08:00BRP Govt. Polytechnic College -- Dhamtari10
2020-02-06 07:00Mannar Island (General)
2020-02-16 07:10Prayas Hostel Campus25
2020-02-07 10:12Sant Guru Ghasidas PG College, Kurud1
2020-02-14 16:21Bangoli Water Dam30
2020-02-17 12:45Guru Ghasidas University Campus, Bilaspur2
2020-02-14 08:43Dalpat Sagar30
2020-02-06 08:00Matara--Kirala Kele Sanctuary20
2020-02-13 07:00Uda Walawe NP
2020-01-28 07:31Bundala National Park (General)2
2020-02-19 16:42Tissa Lake40
2020-01-28 07:02Yala National Park (General)4
2020-02-13 08:00Chitwan National Park--near Sauraha1
2020-02-10 07:15Sauraha--Rapti river dike3
2020-02-09 14:49Fulbari Wetland, Siliguri50
2020-02-12 07:42Boshipota 1200
2020-01-26 12:05Rajshahi University2
2020-02-17 06:40Jaguli Grassland25
2020-02-17 07:55New Vision Eco City8
2020-01-30 06:30Manas NP--Banasbari (Central Range)8
2020-01-25 09:40Tanguar Haor
2020-01-29 06:29Manas NP--Bhuyanpara (Eastern Range)8
2020-02-14 06:30Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati15
2020-02-14 09:44Muhuri Dam6
2020-01-29 12:30Baikka Beel Wetland Sanctuary40
2020-02-05 10:32St. Martin's Island13
2020-01-26 08:05Bor Sola Beel (Wetland)100
2020-01-27 07:45People's Park, Yangon2
2020-02-04 07:07Doi Lo paddies (general area)
2020-02-10 07:23Mae Taeng Irrigation Project4
2020-02-12 06:24Huai Bong Reservoir2
2020-01-27 15:45Chiang Mai University--Mae Hia Agricultural College50
2020-02-11 07:26Ban Waen – Sob Mae Kha lakeside scrub & paddies15
2020-02-11 14:45Mae Ai paddies6
2020-02-05 07:00Tha Ton--water tower vicinity16
2020-02-14 17:15Nong Kra Hoh marshes30
2020-02-12 11:45Mae Tho River near Tak Provincial Town15
2020-02-12 10:24Ban Khlong Huai Sai10
2020-02-13 08:19Erawan NP (general area)10
2020-02-08 06:51Nong Leng Sai12
2020-02-13 16:00Ban Thung Yai meadowlands2
2020-02-08 11:08Nong Luang (Khlong Mae Lua)1
2020-02-15 17:51Ratchaburi Rice Research Center20
2020-02-11 17:17Nong Pla Lai paddies21
2020-01-28 14:50Ton Maphrao paddies3
2020-02-14 07:09Thong Chai paddies15
2020-02-17 16:15Phetchaburi--Ban Khum fish ponds and paddies75
2020-02-16 07:56Na Yang scrublands & aquaculture20
2020-02-13 07:00Laem Phak Bia--Environmental Research & Development Project
2020-02-17 15:59Wat Phai Lom & Wat Ampu Wararam Non-hunting Area20
2020-01-30 14:55Kasetsart University [Bang Khen Campus] (general area)1
2020-02-09 16:46Rangsit – Nakhon Nayok Khlong 5 paddies2
2020-02-18 13:50Lat Krabang paddies45
2020-02-16 09:38Batu Feringgi2
2020-02-18 07:15Kampung Pertama Paddyfields2
2020-02-16 10:00Air Hitam Dalam Forest Reserve2
2020-01-30 07:30Pulau Burung Landfill5
2020-02-08 09:45Malim Nawar Mining Pools8
2020-02-13 07:47De Palma Hotel area2
2020-02-06 07:40Kuala Selangor Nature Park1
2020-01-25 06:47Ang Trapeang Thmor2
2020-02-19 07:30Taman Botani Negara Shah Alam1
2020-02-08 13:54Forestry Research Institute of Malaysia1
2020-02-12 06:00Phnom Krom25
2020-02-05 06:19Pousaat Grassland1
2020-01-26 17:15Batang Tiga Ricefields10
2020-02-01 11:04Sungai Balang rice fields30
2020-02-15 17:21Lim Chu Kang Lane 32
2020-02-10 08:15Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve12
2020-02-15 17:28Neo Tiew Harvest Lane1
2020-02-08 07:40Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve - East inc. Kranji Nature Trail2
2020-02-17 17:16Kranji Marsh1
2020-02-15 14:15Jurong Lake Gardens (inc. Chinese Garden and Japanese Garden)1
2020-02-09 15:34Coney Island (Serangoon Island)20
2020-02-16 15:36Lorong Halus Wetland
2020-01-26 09:00Tengkurak15
2020-01-31 06:38Sepilok--Rainforest Discovery Center4
2020-02-13 06:25Sepilok Bed & Breakfast5