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793, Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm18019 [on-line data upload (2015-10-14): 169760]
Speciesred-headed weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
LocalityRadio tower R527
Latitude, longitude-24.398453, 30.762871 [0 m accuracy]
NotesLocation: Single large nest on 50KVA power outlet Post at base of Radio tower. Comment: these birds, as mentioned before, seem to have an affinity for a high voltage buzz. This nest is new - not seen 4 weeks ago but made from dry materials. Nest 1.
Nest count1
Nest siteman-made

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
180187799/10/20157Location: nests were cleared off tower, annually, again. 7 starter nests in radio tower alongside R527 Comments: noisy and active colony. Seems to be growing. Pied crows nesting on top platform. Nests: 7 maybe 8

Vm 18018

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Interactive map: N8 ws - new N

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