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799, Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 17121 [on-line data upload (2015-08-09): 159132] Species Cape Weaver Observer(s) Oschadleus HD Country, town, locus South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Locality Green Point Park Latitude, longitude -33.90425, 18.40196 [0 m accuracy] Date 2015/8/9 Notes at least 25 nests and 3 males Nest count 25 Nest site reed
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 15768 799 6/4/2015 7 5 males and 2 females seen. Two males just starting to build nests, other males building and or displaying 17121 799 9/8/2015 25 at least 25 nests and 3 males 17388 799 14/8/2015 5 Displaying males. Females and males collecting material and feeding on insect emergence. 17395 799 16/8/2015 26 at least 2 females breeding and 4 males 17765 799 26/9/2015 44 1 immature bird in colony; breeding seems to be over here; sedges 18747 799 29/1/2016 0 3 old nests seen - could be a few more, no weavers seen 19285 799 14/5/2016 0 several old nests, no weavers seen 22076 799 3/7/2016 0 no nests visible now, 2 cape weavers in sedges at dusk 27865 799 14/10/2018 8 7+1 far N, green nest, male
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