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799, Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm25159 [on-line data upload (2017-03-13): 273306]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Bellville,
3318DC
LocalityJack Muller Park, park mid
Latitude, longitude-33.89016, 18.630345 [0 m accuracy]
Date2017/3/13
Notesgreen nest (rest old), male in tree, dead juv below (prob juv - many pin feathers), 3 Cape Sparrow nests and female sparrow in tree
Nest count19
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
1803879917/10/201571 male
1821079929/10/20157female weaver sleeping in nest
1833579921/11/201591 male, also full breeding plumage but base of bill pale grey
1849879912/12/20159seems deserted
186627997/1/20168old nests, no weavers
1875279930/1/20168old nests; Pied Barbet in tree, flew to nest (photo 1), went into nest briefly
1903179921/3/20168old nests; pair of Red-headed Finches flew from colony, but back later - male into one nest for a while and female perched on another (also birdpix 25076) then pair flew towards Corner colony
1910579917/4/20168old nests
1932379915/5/20169old nests
2124379917/6/201610old nests, male in tree
2253979917/7/201614green + old nests, 3 males, 1 female in tree
240207999/8/2016141+ male, female out nest; Pied Barbet heard in area, think from this colony
242137999/9/2016202 males, female investigating
243937997/10/2016232+ males in colony (birdpix 30881), female fed chicks; Cape Sparrow pair and nest in tree (birdpix 30879), Red-headed Finch pair in tree investigating weaver nests several times 8-10am, sometimes chased away by CWs or just flew off to return a bit later (birdpix 30880)
2473279920/11/201621old nests
249017994/1/201719no weavers seen; 5 Rh Finches (birdpix 33267) left tree and nests; 3 RhF eggs on ground below (1) addled egg (2) empty egg with hole (not from hatching) (3) small egg piece (not from no. 2)
250347995/2/201720
2515979913/3/201719green nest (rest old), male in tree, dead juv below (prob juv - many pin feathers), 3 Cape Sparrow nests and female sparrow in tree
2619479914/5/20172220 old nests, 2 new, no weavers
2631179918/6/201720old nests; at dusk Cape Weavers and 2 Red-headed Finches (birdpix 38219) in tree, prob to roost
2644679926/8/201722male, green nest, RhF pair in tree

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Vm 24901

Vm 25034

Vm 25159

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