The male Taveta Weaver is a vibrant golden yellow color; this color is duller on its back. The wings and tail are a greener color, whereas brown spots are located on the chest. The back of the head is red, and the bill, or beak, is red. The female is an olive color with paler streaks. In general, the Taveta Weaver is a small bird, around the size of the finch and closely related to the sparrow.