Definition of baya in English:


(also baya weaver)


  • A weaver bird that typically has a brown back, yellow cap, and black face, common throughout the Indian subcontinent and in SE Asia.

    • ‘A baya of enterprise, energy and skill may be the proud builder of four nests in a colony, each happily occupied with a female on eggs.’
    • ‘The Baya weaver is a gregarious bird and breeds in colonies that can be found in scattered trees in open country.’
    • ‘Baya Weavers are a little aggressive and should not be kept with other weavers or Finches which are smaller or weaker.’


From Hindi.