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799, Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 25159 [on-line data upload (2017-03-13): 273306] Species Cape Weaver Observer(s) Oschadleus HD Country, town, locus South Africa, Western Cape, Bellville,
Locality Jack Muller Park, park mid Latitude, longitude -33.89016, 18.630345 [0 m accuracy] Date 2017/3/13 Notes green nest (rest old), male in tree, dead juv below (prob juv - many pin feathers), 3 Cape Sparrow nests and female sparrow in tree Nest count 19 Nest site tree
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 18038 799 17/10/2015 7 1 male 18210 799 29/10/2015 7 female weaver sleeping in nest 18335 799 21/11/2015 9 1 male, also full breeding plumage but base of bill pale grey 18498 799 12/12/2015 9 seems deserted 18662 799 7/1/2016 8 old nests, no weavers 18752 799 30/1/2016 8 old nests; Pied Barbet in tree, flew to nest (photo 1), went into nest briefly 19031 799 21/3/2016 8 old 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 19105 799 17/4/2016 8 old nests 19323 799 15/5/2016 9 old nests 21243 799 17/6/2016 10 old nests, male in tree 22539 799 17/7/2016 14 green + old nests, 3 males, 1 female in tree 24020 799 9/8/2016 14 1+ male, female out nest; Pied Barbet heard in area, think from this colony 24213 799 9/9/2016 20 2 males, female investigating 24393 799 7/10/2016 23 2+ 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) 24732 799 20/11/2016 21 old nests 24901 799 4/1/2017 19 no 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) 25034 799 5/2/2017 20 25159 799 13/3/2017 19 green nest (rest old), male in tree, dead juv below (prob juv - many pin feathers), 3 Cape Sparrow nests and female sparrow in tree
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