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815, Yellow-mantled Widowbird Euplectes macroura (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm25265 [on-line data upload (2017-04-06): 278136]
Specieseuplectes macrourus
Observer(s)de Cauwer R
Country, town, locusD R Congo, Katanga Province, Lubumbashi,
Localitykafubu Lodge/farm
Latitude, longitude-11.550129839272856, 28.12697410583496 [1 m accuracy]
Nest count2
Nest siteother

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
179357915/10/201543 old nests and one new one - male feeding chicks- found egg shells underneath the nest.
2526481513/3/20172Nest was build in short grass in very shallow water. Male was surveying 2 nesting sites about 100m apart, one with eggs and 1 with female still lining (finishing) a nest.
2558280118/3/201755 nests in a tree above a water hole, only one was occupied with eggs, the others had finished breeding.

Vm 17935

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