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Kenya: Weaver Birds-NeedID

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Old Friday 26th December 2014, 14:28   #1
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Kenya: Weaver Birds-NeedID

I photographed these weaver birds in Kenya in August, 2013.
The first three photos are from the front entrance to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy. These birds had a colony at the gate.

The second set of two photos were taken at a roadside rest near the equator.
I know there are so many of these yellow weaver birds.
Could the first three be Speke's Weavers??

ID help would be appreciated.
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Old Friday 26th December 2014, 18:30   #2
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I would say all Speke's but wait for other opinions from those that know better.
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Definitely Speke's, yes.
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