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799, Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 2765 [on-line data upload (2012-08-24): 21229] Species Cape Weaver Observer(s) Reiman C Country, town, locus South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
Locality Hilton Road Clovelly, next to Wetland. Latitude, longitude -34.129401, 18.433826 [0 m accuracy] Date 2012/8/24 Notes Both nest are gone from this spot.
Note the unusual structure that was probably an attempt at a nest by an amateur builder. Nest count 0 Nest site reed
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 2712 799 13/8/2012 2 2 nest next to a house adjacent to the Clovelly wetland. A stream runs underneath the nests and to the wetland.
A Cape Weaver was in attendance. 2765 799 24/8/2012 0 Both nest are gone from this spot.
Note the unusual structure that was probably an attempt at a nest by an amateur builder. 3291 803 14/10/2012 0 The reeds in the wetland are now so lush that nests can no longer be seen. During previous visits I observed 2 nests.
A Masked weaver was in attendance. It looks like a male but somehow acted like a "chick" by fluttering its wings and chirping. This is only my second Masked Weaver sighting in the area.
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