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804, Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm18697 [on-line data upload (2016-01-16): 188903]
Speciesthickbill weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
Localityzoo lake ponds
Latitude, longitude-26.160216, 28.032251 [0 m accuracy]
NotesLocation: nests in reeds and bulrushes in zoo lake ponds. revisited. Comments: about 12 nests counted and birds seen in the dense reeds, but they all look as if they have been affected by gale winds/storm. No 'new' nest building seen but birds active amongst the reeds. Very little rain recorded in area. Nests: 12 full, partial and torn nests.
Nest count12
Nest sitereed

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
1869680324/12/20158Location: nests in reeds and trees around the zoo lake ponds. Comments: about 8 nests counted and both male and female birds seen. No 'new' nest building seen but birds active. Very little rain recorded in area. Nests: 8 full, partial and old nests.

Vm 18696

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