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789, Scaly-feathered Finch Sporopipes squamifrons (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm16811 [on-line data upload (2015-07-01): 155437]
SpeciesScaly-feathered Finch
Observer(s)Engelbrecht, Derek
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Polokwane ,
2329CD
LocalityPolokwane Nature Reserve
Latitude, longitude-23.9574, 29.4734 [2000 m accuracy]
Date2005/2/23
NotesStriped Skaapsteker (?) in nest. I was monitoring three 3-day old nestlings at the time and I assume it must have eaten them as there were no chicks in the nest. I checked later that afternoon and it was still in the nest but 2 days later the nest was empty.
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
1681178923/2/20050Striped Skaapsteker (?) in nest. I was monitoring three 3-day old nestlings at the time and I assume it must have eaten them as there were no chicks in the nest. I checked later that afternoon and it was still in the nest but 2 days later the nest was empty.

Vm 16811

Best: Scaly-feathered Finch - predation by snake

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