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Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons

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Most recent PHOWN record for this species (recent thumbnails and full species listing at end of this web page):

Vm 29296

No of records in PHOWN for this species: 336

Colony size

Colony size for this species in PHOWN (min - mean - max, sample size) and published data:
PHOWN Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
1 - 4.2 - 31 (n=209)Often in small colonies; more than 100 nests in one South African colony
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Nest site

Type of nest site for this species in PHOWN:
other - 6
reed - 316
tree - 13

Breeding seasonality

PHOWN Records per month for this species

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
43311614435103359127

Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15
May-Nov in Cameroon, Jul-Oct in Central African Republic, Nov in Sudan, and May-Jun and Aug-Sept in Ethiopia; in DRCongo, Jan-Mar in Katanga, Jun-Nov in Ituri and Jan in Itombwe; all months except Nov-Dec (peak Apr-Jun) in Uganda; in Kenya Apr-Oct on coast and all months except Sept-Oct (peak Mar-Jun) inland; Mar-Apr in Rwanda, Dec-Feb and Apr-May in Tanzania, and Dec-Mar in Mozambique, Angola, Zambia and Malawi; Jan-Feb and Apr in Botswana, and Nov-Mar in Zimbabwe; in South Africa, Nov-Mar inland and Sept-Mar in coastal regions

Figure above right: breeding seasonality shown as records per month (if available), where months are numbered from January where January=1 etc.
The records are grouped into 6 regions: Safr=southern Africa, Cafr=central Africa, Wafr=western Africa, Eafr=eastern Africa, Asia=southern Asia, IO=Indian Ocean islands
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Breeding distribution

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Published breeding information

Breeding information based on Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 15.

bond
Polygynous, male with up to six females, three nesting simultmeously on teritory; also single nests and apparently monogamous pairs in areas of low density
season
May-Nov in Cameroon, Jul-Oct in Central African Republic, Nov in Sudan, and May-Jun and Aug-Sept in Ethiopia; in DRCongo, Jan-Mar in Katanga, Jun-Nov in Ituri and Jan in Itombwe; all months except Nov-Dec (peak Apr-Jun) in Uganda; in Kenya Apr-Oct on coast and all months except Sept-Oct (peak Mar-Jun) inland; Mar-Apr in Rwanda, Dec-Feb and Apr-May in Tanzania, and Dec-Mar in Mozambique, Angola, Zambia and Malawi; Jan-Feb and Apr in Botswana, and Nov-Mar in Zimbabwe; in South Africa, Nov-Mar inland and Sept-Mar in coastal regions
nsite
attached, 1-3 m above ground or water, to bulrushes , papyrus (Cyperus papyrus) or reeds (Phragmites) and sedges, usually over water, also in tall elephant grass (Pennisetum purpureum)
nbuild
built by male, female lining cup
colsize
Often in small colonies; more than 100 nests in one South African colony
clutch
mean 3 eggs (Malawi, South Africa)
eggcolour
white to pink, spotted with red, purple and brown
eggsize
average size of 165 in S Africa 23.6 x 16.2 mm
incub
by female, in mean spells of 33 minutes (mean 12.5 minutes off nest), period 14-16 days
chicks
chicks fed by female (by regugitation), occasionally by male, nestling period 18-20 days

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Vm 29296

Vm 29226

Vm 29206

Vm 29195

Vm 29125

Vm 29055

Vm 29054

Vm 29034

Vm 28951

Vm 28628

Vm 28397

Vm 28333

Vm 28300

Vm 28240

Vm 28234

Vm 28198

Vm 28195

Vm 28150

List of all PHOWN records for this species


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15, 12,South Africa, Japanese Gardens, Oschadleus HD, reed
16, 1,South Africa, Japanese Gardens, Oschadleus HD, reed
53, 1,South Africa, in front of the bird hide at Lake Panic, Kruger National Park, During Jackie; Dave During; Steve Misplon, reed
272, 1,Zimbabwe, Borrowdale Brooke, Hart Nick, reed
327, 10,South Africa, Farm dam past Monzi, Oschadleus HD; Graham Grieve, Carol Milan, reed
329, 10,South Africa, Reed bed in town, Oschadleus HD; Graham Grieve, Carol Milan, reed
332, 0,South Africa, Futululu dam, Oschadleus HD, reed
336, 11,South Africa, Bonamanzi, croc pool, Oschadleus HD; Barry Taylor, Graham Grieve, Cliff Wright, Gert Opperman , reed
338, 0,South Africa, Bonamanzi, croc pool, opp side, Oschadleus HD; Barry Taylor, Graham Grieve, Cliff Wright, Gert Opperman , reed
388, 3,South Africa, iPithi NR, thin bamboos, Oschadleus HD, reed
389, 1,South Africa, iPithi NR, pond, Oschadleus HD, reed
390, 4,South Africa, Ashley Drive, pond, Oschadleus HD, reed
395, 1,South Africa, Empisini NR, near chain, Oschadleus HD, reed
406, 1,South Africa, Residential suburb, Durban [iPithi NR], Van Vuuren A; Sean Swarts, reed
417, 0,South Africa, Southport Camp site next to Damba R , Oschadleus HD, reed
419, 1,South Africa, Southport, Bendigo marsh, Oschadleus HD, reed
420, 1,South Africa, Southport, upstream of Bendigo marsh, Oschadleus HD, reed
447, 9,South Africa, Devils Pool 31 00 30.65S 30 15 25.67E, Grieve, Graham, reed
472, 1,South Africa, Residential, golf estate, Van Vuuren A; S Swarts, J Stander, W Swarts, reed
597, 1,South Africa, Residential holiday development / estate on border of nature reserve., Van Vuuren A; S Swarts, reed
598, 1,South Africa, Residential, holiday residential, coastal., Van Vuuren A; S Swarts, reed
642, 0,South Africa, Pretoria National Botanic Gardens, van Stuyvenberg K; Dirk , reed
676, 7,South Africa, Nelspruit, Penryn college, wetland, Oschadleus HD, reed
680, 5,South Africa, Nelspruit NR, pipe, Oschadleus HD, reed
681, 4,South Africa, Nelspruit, Bundu lodge, estate dam 2, Oschadleus HD, reed
872, 0,South Africa, 24’24”15.47S & 30’48”43.17E, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
1250, 5,South Africa, Durban Country Club, near the Half way House (10th tee), Rimmer D, reed
1371, 3,South Africa, Pretoria National Botanic Gardens - cafe, Oschadleus HD, reed
1372, 9,South Africa, Pretoria National Botanic Gardens - restaurant, Oschadleus HD, reed
1451, 3,South Africa, Pmb: KZN National Botanical Gardens, kiosk pond, Oschadleus HD, reed
1452, 12,South Africa, Pmb: KZN National Botanical Gardens, kingfisher, Oschadleus HD, reed
1454, 2,South Africa, Pmb: KZN National Botanical Gardens, downstream, Oschadleus HD, reed
1517, 0,South Africa, Mpenjati Nature Reserve, Dobson R.A.; N. Dobson, M. Dobson, reed
1586, 11,South Africa, Blyde, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
1705, 5,South Africa, Bosveldsig vlei., Heymans J.A; Joubert Heymans, reed
1715, 1,South Africa, Darvill Sewage Works, Pmb, channel cnr, Oschadleus HD, reed
1750, 5,South Africa, Southport, Bendigo marsh, Oschadleus HD, reed
1755, 5,South Africa, Southport, Bendigo marsh, Oschadleus HD, reed
1915, 0,South Africa, Phumula lodge, col top dam, Oschadleus HD, reed
1944, 0,South Africa, bluecrane dam , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
1956, 30,South Africa, Blyde Wildlife Estate, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
2398, 10,Tanzania, Usambara Maweni Lodge, David Gitau, reed
2412, 2,Kenya, Uhuru Gardens, pond, Oschadleus HD; Fleurs bird walk, reed
2434, 8,South Africa, Lydenburg Golfcourse, De Swardt D.H., reed
2506, 4,South Africa, Empisini NR, pond, Oschadleus HD, reed
3028, 0,South Africa, Satara Rest Camp, Kruger National Park, Nuttall R.J, reed
3084, 0,South Africa, St Stithians College, Bryanston, Rex, Mike, reed
3085, 0,South Africa, St Stithians College, Bryanston, Rex, Mike, reed
3473, 8,South Africa, Costello, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
3541, 1,South Africa, Graham road Bashewa Pretoria, Cronje Pieter, reed
3542, 2,South Africa, Graham road Bashewa Pretoria, Cronje Pieter, reed
3543, 1,South Africa, Graham road Bashewa Pretoria, Cronje Pieter, reed
3544, 1,South Africa, Graham road Bashewa Pretoria, Cronje Pieter, reed
3545, 1,South Africa, Graham road Bashewa Pretoria, Cronje Pieter, reed
3546, 1,South Africa, Graham road Bashewa Pretoria, Cronje Pieter, reed
3547, 1,South Africa, Graham road Bashewa Pretoria, Cronje Pieter, reed
3565, 1,South Africa, Selati road Waterkloof river Alphen park Pretoria, Cronje Pieter, reed
3669, 5,South Africa, Kemiad Golf Course Dam near Pretoria East Hospital, Cronje Pieter, reed
3679, 7,South Africa, Kimiad Golf Course Dam 4 Pretoria, Cronje Pieter, reed
3682, 3,South Africa, Kimiad Golf Course pond near parking area Pretoria , Cronje Pieter, reed
3688, 0,South Africa, Costello, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
3751, 14,South Africa, Wingate Park Golf course Reed bed approx 100 meters from the gate, Cronje Pieter, reed
3790, 2,South Africa, Grofin 224 Loristo St Pretorius Park, Cronje Pieter, tree
3961, 0,South Africa, Morelataspruit Nest to Timbavati Morelatapark, Cronje Pieter, reed
3964, 0,South Africa, Morelataspruit next to Timbavati st Morelatapark, Cronje Pieter, reed
3989, 0,South Africa, Umzumbe intersection , Oschadleus HD, reed
4103, 1,South Africa, KZN National Botanical Gardens, Clivia pond , Oschadleus HD, reed
4195, 0,South Africa, Shere, Cronje Pieter, reed
4257, 0,South Africa, Jimmy Avis Park Keeshond St Garsfontein, Cronje Pieter, reed
4273, 1,South Africa, bird sanctury, Office park dam , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
4287, 5,South Africa, near BMW , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
4288, 1,South Africa, cafe viewpoint, bird sanctuary , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
4289, 0,South Africa, St Lucia boat launch to camp site; 28'23'16.40"S & 32'24'42.28"E to 28'23'0.47"S & 32'25'10.15"E , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
4322, 0,South Africa, Glenwood st Lynwood Glen, Cronje Pieter, tree
4388, 1,South Africa, Sugar cane field next to Main road just before Umdloti, Cronje Pieter, reed
4434, 3,South Africa, Little stream next to Protea Place, Cronje Pieter, reed
4463, 6,South Africa, Circle at South Beach and M4 road La Mercy, Cronje Pieter, reed
4500, 3,South Africa, N3 Sibaya dr intersection , Cronje Pieter, reed
4501, 4,South Africa, N3 Sibaya dr intersection, Cronje Pieter, reed
4519, 3,South Africa, Sugarcane field below complex, Cronje Pieter, reed
4523, 2,South Africa, bulrushes between Otto's dams (Not Blyde wildlife estate which is on opposite side of R36) , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
4549, 3,South Africa, Redbed next to Corner Crocodile and Umhlatuzana 20232 st, Cronje Pieter, reed
4584, 3,South Africa, Reedbed next to Lotus rd, Cronje Pieter, reed
4819, 1,South Africa, Park next to Old Mill, Cronje Pieter, reed
4852, 2,South Africa, Umdloti Main rd, Cronje Pieter, reed
4881, 6,South Africa, Amstrong ave, Cronje Pieter, reed
4924, 2,South Africa, Umdloti Verulam offramp N2, Cronje Pieter, reed
4936, 3,South Africa, Bisley Valley NR, Summersgill C.V., reed
5010, 3,South Africa, tim otto small dam , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
5016, 4,South Africa, Bisley Valley NR, Summersgill C.V., reed
5087, 3,South Africa, Tugela Drift Nature Reserve, Manson A., reed
5088, 1,South Africa, Tugela Drift Nature Reserve, Manson A., reed
5235, 4,South Africa, 3kms Sth. of Ohrigstad alongside R36 road , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
5313, 5,South Africa, Hlambanyathi Nature Reserve; Mkuzi, Jessnitz V, reed
5315, 0,South Africa, Cumberland Bird Sanctuary, Steen L., reed
5323, 0,South Africa, Game lodge on R22 near Hluhluwe, Cronje Pieter, reed
5678, 1,South Africa, Housing estate, Symes C, reed
5696, 0,South Africa, Skukuza, Kruger National Park, Kennedy David, reed
5703, 0,South Africa, Mzinene RIver, Phinda Resource Reserve, Kennedy David, reed
5842, 0,Kenya, Hells gate on near the offices of Olkarai I Power Plant near Olkarai route, Cronje Pieter, reed
6477, 1,South Africa, 12th hole, Golf Course, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
6759, 4,South Africa, Zoo Lake ponds, Randburg, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
6855, 3,South Africa, Emmarentia Dam, Johannesburg Botanic Garden, Emmarentia, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
6858, 6,South Africa, reed beds in swampy area below 2nd dam, Johannesburg Botanic Garden, Emmarentia , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
7292, 1,South Africa, Dikhololo, Kok Andre & Bets, reed
7431, 1,South Africa, top of stream off Bayhill Drive, White River, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
7458, 3,South Africa, Golf course, Bayhill Drive, White River, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
7459, 0,South Africa, above causeway, Bayhill Drive, White River, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
7519, 1,South Africa, Zandspruit bridge on R527, 5km out from Hoedspruit, Zaloumis, Alex; Joel Roerig, reed
7549, 2,South Africa, Just south of R103 at the stream between Ashburton and lynnfield Park, Robinson D.M, reed
7573, 2,South Africa, bullrushes mid dam, Otto, Blyde, Zaloumis, Alex; Joshua Rogers, reed
7574, 1,South Africa, lower dam, Otto, Blyde, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
7594, 0,South Africa, bulrushes between Otto's dams, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
7647, 2,South Africa, Bulrushes, Otto dams, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
7899, 10,South Africa, Mzingazi Weir , Johnstone R A, reed
7912, 6,South Africa, Pecanwood Golf Estate, Maciver M, reed
8120, 3,South Africa, Toyota garage, Pongola, off N2, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
8122, 0,South Africa, below 2nd dam in thick reedbeds alongside open grasslands, Emmerentia, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
8123, 1,South Africa, 2nd dam, Emmarentia, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
8124, 3,South Africa, 2nd dam wall edge, Emmarentia, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
8125, 16,South Africa, Hazyview quarry, off R535, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
8323, 0,South Africa, In plantation west of Otto's Bluff Road, Robinson D.M, reed
8333, 0,South Africa, Darvill sewerage farm, Robinson D.M, reed
8334, 2,Zambia, Nsobe, Brink Bertie, reed
8454, 0,South Africa, Swavelpoort , Cronje Pieter, reed
8624, 0,South Africa, Umgeni River bank, Howick, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
8626, 0,South Africa, Umgeni River bank, Howick, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
8634, 0,South Africa, Umgeni River bank, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
8711, 1,South Africa, Panic dam Hide, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
8839, 0,South Africa, Menlyn Centre Next to Lois Avenue, Cronje Pieter, reed
8841, 0,South Africa, Struben dam bird sanctuary, Cronje Pieter, reed
9103, 17,South Africa, Weesgerus Holiday Resort, Venter S., reed
9291, 0,Tanzania, Bandari street near rail road bridge , Cronje Pieter, reed
11930, 0,South Africa, Bonamanzi, croc pool/fence big , Oschadleus HD, reed
12132, 17,South Africa, University of Pretoria, Hatfield Campus, van Stuyvenberg Stefan , reed
12434, 0,Tanzania, Gibbs Farm, Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Oliver, Paul, reed
12435, 0,Tanzania, Rubondo Island, Oliver, Paul, reed
13269, 1,South Africa, Hatfield, Frances Baard st, Cronje Pieter, tree
13706, 2,South Africa, Umhlanga ridge Chris Saunders Park near Gateway shopping centre, Cronje Pieter, reed
13733, 2,South Africa, Lynwood glen, Lynwood rd, Cronje Pieter, reed
13923, 0,South Africa, Oribi Gorge, Robinson D.M, reed
13945, 0,South Africa, Heanertsburg, Booysen M., reed
13962, 2,South Africa, Sunwa Lodge, Egen Grant, reed
13975, 1,South Africa, Prozesky, Archer A.M., reed
13997, 3,South Africa, On small dam in plantations north of Chase Valley Heights, Robinson D.M, tree
13998, 1,South Africa, Ferncliffe, Robinson D.M, reed
14161, 4,Kenya, Nairobi South, canal- unknown road , Cronje Pieter, reed
14162, 0,Kenya, Nairobi South, canal- unknown road , Cronje Pieter, reed
14164, 0,Kenya, Nairobi South, canal- unknown road , Cronje Pieter, reed
14165, 0,Kenya, Nairobi South, canal- unknown road , Cronje Pieter, reed
14166, 0,Kenya, Nairobi South, canal- unknown road , Cronje Pieter, reed
14177, 0,Kenya, Nairobi South, unknown road , Cronje Pieter, reed
14367, 0,Kenya, Enterprise road, Cronje Pieter, reed
14399, 1,South Africa, South of Ndlovumzi Nature Reserve, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
14400, 1,South Africa, South of Ndlovumzi Nature Reserve, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
14401, 1,South Africa, South of Ndlovumzi Nature Reserve, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
14415, 0,South Africa, Close to Lynford School, Robinson D.M, reed
14416, 0,South Africa, Close to Lynford School, Robinson D.M, reed
14417, 2,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C01, Oschadleus HD, reed
14420, 1,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C04, Oschadleus HD, reed
14421, 1,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C05, Oschadleus HD, reed
14431, 1,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C14, Oschadleus HD, reed
14433, 2,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C16, Oschadleus HD, reed
14434, 2,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C17, Oschadleus HD, reed
14435, 1,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C18, Oschadleus HD, reed
14439, 6,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C21, Oschadleus HD, reed
14467, 2,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C48, Oschadleus HD, tree
14469, 1,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C50 [was C70], Oschadleus HD, other
14475, 1,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C56, Oschadleus HD, reed
14476, 1,South Africa, CSIR, N campus, gps C57, Oschadleus HD, tree
14551, 21,South Africa, zoo lake ponds, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
14553, 2,South Africa, zoo lake , Zaloumis, Alex, tree
14577, 0,South Africa, Boulder Hill, Robinson D.M, reed
14596, 0,South Africa, Pretoria, gps C65, Waterkloof Glen park, Oschadleus HD; Pieter Cronje, reed
14600, 0,South Africa, Pretoria, gps C69, rural Olympus , Oschadleus HD; Pieter Cronje, reed
14605, 0,South Africa, Pretoria, gps C71 Struben dam, Oschadleus HD; Pieter Cronje, reed
14624, 1,South Africa, Pretoria, gps C89, Garsfontein, Oschadleus HD; Pieter Cronje, reed
14625, 4,South Africa, Pretoria, gps C90, Garsfontein, Oschadleus HD; Pieter Cronje, reed
14627, 1,South Africa, Pretoria, gps C91, Garsfontein, Oschadleus HD; Pieter Cronje, reed
14631, 0,Mozambique, Mangrove estuary of the nKomati river, de Beer Len ; Rob Lindey-Rea, Sue Lindsey-Rea, , reed
14661, 2,South Africa, Grahamstown, stream, Oschadleus HD; Adrian Craig, reed
14664, 6,South Africa, Grahamstown, stream, Oschadleus HD; Adrian Craig, reed
14666, 0,South Africa, Rhodes, Oschadleus HD; Adrian Craig, reed
14667, 1,South Africa, Botanical Gardens, Oschadleus HD; Adrian Craig, other
14669, 0,South Africa, Botanical Gardens, Oschadleus HD; Adrian Craig, reed
15195, 1,South Africa, Serene Valley, Moreletaspruit, Willis C.K., reed
15292, 1,Kenya, Quaribu Hotel next to Wayaki Way, Cronje Pieter, reed
15293, 2,Kenya, Quaribu Hotel next to Wayaki Way, Cronje Pieter, reed
15300, 1,Kenya, Lake next to Quaribu Hotel next to Wayaki Way in Loresho, Cronje Pieter, reed
15301, 1,Kenya, Lake next to Quaribu Hotel next to Wayaki Way in Loresho, Cronje Pieter, reed
15369, 1,Kenya, Kangemi, Loresho , Cronje Pieter, tree
15967, 0,Swaziland, Mabuda guest farm, de Beer Len ; Jonathan de Beer, Jemma de Beer, Daniel de Beer, Sonja de Beer, reed
16213, 0,South Africa, Struben dam, Cronje Pieter; Dieter Oschadleus, tree
16887, 14,South Africa, Pretoria Botanic Gardens - cafe, Oschadleus HD, reed
16888, 1,South Africa, Bisley Valley NR picnic pond, Oschadleus HD, reed
16889, 1,South Africa, dam nr Gateway, Oschadleus HD, reed
16890, 5,South Africa, La Lucia mall, Oschadleus HD, reed
16892, 3,South Africa, Hillcrest, Ashley Dr ext dam, Oschadleus HD, other
16893, 4,South Africa, Hillcrest, Ashley Dr ext dam, Oschadleus HD, reed
16894, 5,South Africa, Japanese Gardens, pond 2, Oschadleus HD, reed
16897, 31,South Africa, Shongweni Dam, Oschadleus HD, reed
16898, 7,South Africa, Mac Banana, Oschadleus HD, reed
16899, 0,South Africa, Ongemaakt farm, Oschadleus HD, reed
16900, 0,South Africa, Ongemaakt farm, Oschadleus HD, reed
16901, 0,South Africa, mangrove marsh nr Damba bridge, Oschadleus HD, reed
16902, 10,South Africa, mangrove marsh nr Damba bridge, Oschadleus HD, reed
16903, 1,South Africa, Ocean Drive 9, Rail, Oschadleus HD, reed
16904, 6,South Africa, Ocean Drive 9, Rail, Oschadleus HD, reed
16905, 3,South Africa, Ocean Drive 9, Rail sea, Oschadleus HD, reed
16906, 1,South Africa, Ocean Drive 9, stream, Oschadleus HD, reed
16907, 2,South Africa, Bendigo marsh, Oschadleus HD, reed
16908, 1,South Africa, Bendigo marsh, Oschadleus HD, reed
16909, 0,South Africa, Mhlangamkulu R, upstream1, opp, Oschadleus HD, reed
16910, 2,South Africa, Damba R at Rd/bridge, Oschadleus HD, reed
16911, 2,South Africa, Damba R at Rd/bridge, Oschadleus HD, reed
17808, 4,South Africa, Riet st, Cronje Pieter, reed
17901, 1,South Africa, On the Mpushini Stream, immediately above railway line, Robinson DM, reed
18082, 0,South Africa, small dams at Jhb zoo lake gardens, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18327, 2,South Africa, Ferncliffe, Robinson DM, reed
18394, 0,South Africa, On Mpushini Stream, not too far above the railway line, Robinson DM, reed
18510, 0,South Africa, Plantations above Muswell Hill, Robinson DM, reed
18524, 1,South Africa, Bayhill road , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18525, 2,South Africa, White river, bench, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18530, 2,South Africa, Darvill Sewerage Farm, Robinson DM, other
18539, 1,South Africa, Low level bridge crossing the Mlazi River, Tala Valley, Robinson DM, reed
18572, 6,South Africa, In timber plantation, in the Dorpspruit Valley, north of Boughton, Robinson DM, reed
18575, 1,South Africa, along White River, upstream from iron bridge, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18578, 1,South Africa, near White River, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18579, 1,South Africa, 12th hole rough, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18584, 0,South Africa, Mapochse Grotto, off R577, near Roossenekal, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18606, 1,South Africa, Pretoria Country Club, Willis C.K., reed
18608, 3,South Africa, Pretoria Country Club, Willis C.K., tree
18650, 0,South Africa, Reedbeds adjacent to the "Hatchery", Parker Road, Robinson DM, reed
18667, 0,South Africa, Getaway Magoebaskloof, Darling Desire ; Gregg Darling, reed
18668, 0,South Africa, Magoedaskloof Getaway, Darling Gregg; Des Darling, reed
18697, 12,South Africa, zoo lake ponds, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18702, 0,South Africa, braamfontein spruit near cycle track, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18705, 3,South Africa, near sub-station, Braamfontein spruit, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18730, 1,South Africa, Maretlwane Conservancy Area, Magaliesberg, Willis C.K., reed
18736, 0,Congo (DRC), luapula river camp, de Cauwer R, reed
18788, 1,South Africa, Mooketsi, Altenroxel Bernardine Alice, reed
18789, 0,South Africa, costello dam, lanseria, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18791, 0,South Africa, Northam dam, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
18861, 13,South Africa, Stornoway Lodge, Krokodildrift, du Plessis D, reed
18874, 10,South Africa, Lake Mzingazi N R, Johnstone Richard Alan, reed
18896, 1,South Africa, Rietvlei Nature Reserve - Finfoot Hide, McCutcheon Ian, reed
18899, 0,South Africa, Groenkloof Nature Reserve - Fountains Gardens, McCutcheon Ian, reed
18909, 1,South Africa, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, Willis C.K., reed
18910, 9,South Africa, Lydenburg Golfcourse, dams and vlei areas, Lydenburg, De Swardt Dawie, reed
19062, 2,Malawi, private game lodge and Forest, Brown Gary, reed
19263, 0,South Africa, Rustenburg Golf Club, Badenhorst Helen, reed
19266, 0,South Africa, Rustenburg Golf Club, Badenhorst Helen, reed
19514, 0,South Africa, Fountains Valley - Groenkloof Nature Reserve, McCutcheon Ian, reed
19582, 0,South Africa, Maggiesdal , Klaas vdM, reed
24033, 20,Namibia, Camp Kwando, a lodge on the Kwando River in the Caprivi, Elstadt Cobus, reed
24308, 1,South Africa, Prozesky, Archer A.M., reed
24333, 2,South Africa, Pond alongside R22, Badenhorst Boerdery, Tippett Ryan Matthew, reed
24395, 1,South Africa, Bruintjieskraal, Grootrivierpoort, Jordaan J, reed
24530, 10,South Africa, Rookwood farm, Webster Kate, reed
24719, 4,South Africa, Bridge over Mzamba stream, 20 km S of Bizana, Manson A., reed
24815, 0,South Africa, In timber plantations above Muswell Hill, Robinson DM, reed
24816, 0,South Africa, In plantation above Muswell Hill, Robinson DM, reed
24864, 2,South Africa, Darvill Sewerage Farm, Robinson DM, reed
24866, 0,South Africa, In water-course in timber plantation between Otto's Bluff Road and Chase Valley Road, Robinson DM, reed
24908, 0,Swaziland, Manzimnyama conservancy, Usdelela river, de Beer Len , reed
24916, 0,South Africa, Picnic site next to Nzimane river , Cronje Pieter, reed
24960, 0,South Africa, alongside Bayhill Drive road crossing the river on RHS, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
24961, 0,South Africa, Bayhill drive. middle RHS, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
24967, 0,South Africa, river in bullrushes, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
24968, 1,South Africa, steel bridge over river, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
24970, 1,South Africa, zoo lake, Zaloumis, Alex, tree
24972, 0,South Africa, zoo lake, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
24973, 7,South Africa, Emmarentia , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
24977, 0,South Africa, Emmarentia , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
24978, 0,South Africa, Emmarentia , Zaloumis, Alex, reed
24980, 0,South Africa, Delta park, Zaloumis, Alex, reed
25004, 0,South Africa, Farm Last Venture, New Hanover District, Robinson DM, reed
25014, 0,South Africa, North east, Kleiman PR, reed
25091, 2,South Africa, National Botanical Gardens, Milkplum Cafe pond 1, Oschadleus HD, reed
25092, 1,South Africa, National Botanical Gardens, Milkplum Cafe pond 2, Oschadleus HD, reed
25093, 1,South Africa, National Botanical Gardens, near Milkplum Cafe , Oschadleus HD, tree
25095, 22,South Africa, National Botanical Gardens, pond 1 near restaurant, Oschadleus HD, reed
25097, 4,South Africa, National Botanical Gardens, pond 2 near restaurant, Oschadleus HD, reed
25101, 3,South Africa, National Botanical Gardens, pond 2 near restaurant, Oschadleus HD, reed
25102, 0,South Africa, National Botanical Gardens, pond at fence, Oschadleus HD, other
25140, 0,South Africa, Seasons Golf Estate, Roberts A.C., reed
25167, 0,Malawi, private game lodge and Forest, Brown Gary; Fiona Brown, Mick Gange-Harris, reed
26361, 0,Uganda, Mabamba swamp, Oschadleus HD, reed
26605, 0,South Africa, 2605_2800, Anthony Paton, reed
26606, 0,South Africa, 2555_2750, Anthony Paton, reed
26607, 0,South Africa, 2550_2750, Anthony Paton, reed
26663, 0,South Africa, Morelta Kloof Nature Reserve, Cronje Pieter; Jeannie Du Plessis, reed
26664, 0,South Africa, Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve, Cronje Pieter; Jeannie Du Plessis, reed
26694, 5,South Africa, Bonamanzi Game Reserve, Tippett RM, reed
26819, 4,South Africa, Pretoria National Botanical Gardens, du Plessis D, reed
26853, 0,South Africa, Mooketsi, Altenroxel Bernardine Alice, reed
26860, 0,South Africa, Boulder Hill, Robinson DM, reed
26863, 0,South Africa, Open valley in plantations between Chase Valley and Otto's Bluff tar road, Robinson DM, other
26870, 30,South Africa, Umhlanga Lagoon Nature Reserve, Cronje Pieter, reed
26908, 0,South Africa, Pretoria National Botanical Gardens, du Plessis D, reed
26925, 0,Swaziland, Mlawula Nature Reserve, weir by old entrance , Braun K, reed
27040, 0,South Africa, Mooikloof, Cronje Pieter, reed
27153, 20,Malawi, private game lodge and Forest, Brown Gary, reed
27279, 0,South Africa, Moreleta Kloof Nature Reserve, Cronje Pieter; Jeannie Du Plessis, reed
27291, 0,South Africa, Middelrus rd #2, Kleiman PR, reed
27294, 20,South Africa, Strubendam, Nel Phillip, reed
27295, 0,South Africa, Nelspruit: Schoemanskloof (Falcon Glen), de Vries Andries Petrus; Joey de Vries, reed
27297, 0,South Africa, Struben dam bird sanctuary, Cronje Pieter, reed
27314, 0,South Africa, Verlorenkloof, Kennedy D., reed
27348, 10,South Africa, Eiland Spa, Hans Merenski Nature Reserve, de Vries Andries Petrus; Joey de Vries, reed
27377, 0,Kenya, Nairobi National Park, Mokoyeti River, Brian Finch and David Guarnieri, reed
27395, 1,Kenya, Limuru road , Cronje Pieter, reed
27717, 0,South Africa, Bafiaanskloof, Kok Andre & Bets, reed
27991, 1,South Africa, Nest in Typha in quarry on Sappi plantations., Cunningham Peter, reed
28026, 2,South Africa, Blackburrow Rd, reeds, Oschadleus HD, reed
28052, 1,Kenya, UNON Gigiri, Cronje Pieter, reed
28076, 0,South Africa, Bridge over the estuary, entering St Lucia, Robinson DM, reed
28094, 0,South Africa, Memorial Park, Bruggemann Ilze, reed
28150, 1,South Africa, Morelata Kloof Nature Reserve, Cronje Pieter; Jeannie Du Plessis, tree
28195, 0,South Africa, Delta Park, Lower Section, Blairgowrie, Johannesburg, Stanton Mark, reed
28198, 0,South Africa, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens, Stanton Mark, reed
28234, 0,South Africa, Stn Pan, Archer A.M., reed
28240, 0,Zimbabwe, crocodile ponds, Riddell I.C., reed
28300, 0,South Africa, President Ridge Bird Sanctuary, President Ridge, Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Stanton Mark, reed
28333, 0,South Africa, Skukuza Camp, Manson A., reed
28397, 0,South Africa, In plantations above Muswell Hill, Robinson DM, reed
28628, 0,South Africa, Le Domaine and Cotswold Downs estates - Waterfall , Rimmer D,
28951, 6,South Africa, Giba - MTB - Dam, Aiston G., reed
29034, 1,South Africa, National Botanical Gardens, Clivia pond edge, Oschadleus HD, reed
29054, 1,South Africa, Blackburrow Rd, reeds, Oschadleus HD, reed
29055, 0,South Africa, Bisley Valley NR picnic hide, Oschadleus HD, reed
29125, 0,South Africa, Farm near Ashburton, Robinson DM, reed
29195, 0,South Africa, Farm close to Ashburton, Robinson DM, reed
29206, 12,Swaziland, Mbuluzi Game Reserve, White P, reed
29226, 1,South Africa, Meyersdal Eco Estate, Lavery K, reed
29296, 1,South Africa, D370, district road south and downstream of Phongolo River, east of R66, Robinson DM, reed

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