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779, Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm18015 [on-line data upload (2015-10-14): 169744]
Speciesred-billed buffalo weavers
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
LocalityTotal Tonnel Plaza
Latitude, longitude-24.387344, 30.670715 [0 m accuracy]
Notesbelow a usually large lesser masked weaver colony - in tree next to ablutions area of garage. Comment: no birds seen but maybe not returned yet. Very dry season expected. Nest: 1
Nest count1
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
180247926/9/20150Location: Knobthorn tree next to garage ablutions Comments: many old nests. Rained night before. No birds seen midday. Nests: no counted.
180147929/10/20150previously reported colony in Knobthorn tree next to garage. Comment: many nests - mostly old white grass and untidy - but with a couple of new green ones being built. 4 males seen. Usually this is a large colony but do not think most birds have returned. Expecting another drought in the area. Nests - not counted

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