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799, Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 18097 [on-line data upload (2015-10-22): 172084] Species Cape Weaver Observer(s) Oschadleus HD Country, town, locus South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Locality Strandfontein Works AS Latitude, longitude -34.082935, 18.523635 [0 m accuracy] Date 2009/11/19 Notes several broken nests, empty breeding nest Nest count 12 Nest site man-made
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 18095 799 22/7/2006 3 1 green nest, 2 old nests 18096 799 21/9/2006 9 3 females with nests 18097 799 19/11/2009 12 several broken nests, empty breeding nest 18098 799 16/8/2010 4 2 green nests, 1 old nest, 1 ring 18099 799 30/9/2010 10 7165 799 26/9/2013 28 at least 3 males and 2 females, water level full 18100 799 22/10/2015 0 new structures being built - most done, some busy building. So no weaver nests on the clarifiers where they used to build. May be able to build here in the future, but may choose to move
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