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799, Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 2384 [on-line data upload (2012-05-23): 18539] Species Cape Weaver Observer(s) Harebottle D.M Country, town, locus South Africa, Western Cape, Phillipi,
Locality Edith Stephens Wetland Park Latitude, longitude -34.0014828275995, 18.5507905483246 [0 m accuracy] Date 2012/5/22 Notes No new nests; 2 males seen in colony Nest count 15 Nest site tree
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 979 799 30/7/2011 15 Nests were in a tree and reeds with majority of nests in the tree (over-hanging water). 2 nests were fresh, the rest looked old or used. Three males were in attendance. 2384 799 22/5/2012 15 No new nests; 2 males seen in colony 2541 799 4/7/2012 23 Five males (all in breeding plumage) in attendance. Three new nests under construction. 2607 799 26/7/2012 17 Four males and 2 females seen. One female seen entering a newly built nest. 2856 799 7/9/2012 24 6 new nests, 4 males and 1 female seen 3714 799 1/11/2012 1 Tree has collapsed submerging nests in water. One nest remaining above water. No birds seen at colony. Abandoned?
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