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793, Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 18019 [on-line data upload (2015-10-14): 169760] Species red-headed weaver Observer(s) Zaloumis, Alex Country, town, locus South Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
Locality Radio tower R527 Latitude, longitude -24.398453, 30.762871 [0 m accuracy] Date 2015/10/9 Notes Location: 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 count 1 Nest site man-made
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 18018 779 9/10/2015 7 Location: 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
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