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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm27735 [on-line data upload (2018-09-10): 385009]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
3418AB
LocalityRaapkraal Rd, main
Latitude, longitude-34.078098, 18.454344 [0 m accuracy]
Date2018/9/8
NotesCW male seen, SMW heard
Nest count8
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
43880310/12/2010213 adult males; 1 female brought insect to a nest; 1 of the 3 males stripping leaves off branch
4948039/1/2011201 nest with 3 eggs, other nests seem old, some nests broken (prob by predator)
164378036/6/20150no nests left
1744780322/8/20157female out, male building
1821680331/10/20155male building nest; 2 nests with chicks, 3rd nest with female (prob eggs)
184318035/12/2015128 nests with eggs or chicks
1860280326/12/201591 male; 5 breeding nests - 4 with chicks (all ringed), 1 with eggs
186728039/1/20165male present, 5 nests - NBN, brN - female in, grN, NBN, old brN
1872180317/1/20163male in tree, camphor bush
1891380327/2/20162old nests, in vith 16886
190777999/4/20160male starting to build in site of S Masked Weaver
1961180328/5/20160trees all trimmed - nests all gone
2316780323/7/201622 new nests, male heard in tree, drizzling
2339380330/7/20163male building (red circle)
2414880327/8/20164male seen, female investigated a nest
2431280324/9/20168SMW colony with male present, but Cape Weavers trying to take over, male CW displaying from nest
2469280312/11/201614male in tree, female out nest; male Cape Weaver also in tree
2482480317/12/201611male seen, green nest, breeding nests [c2 weeks ago Barry saw CW here as well]
2493880314/1/20178female (ringed) fed chicks N8, female in N7, male seen
2518680325/3/20178old nests, CW arrived to sing in tree, SMW also heard
262948039/6/20171old nest + broken nest, SMW + CW heard nearby
263267991/7/20171green nest, male at nest briefly
264038035/8/20171male with 1 nest [rest CW nests], male ringed
2644080319/8/20172male build green nest, NBN
2667779928/10/2017015 CW + SMW nests, 1 male CW on right side of colony
2683680330/11/20172think MW 2N, CW 12N, all seem old
2685579925/12/20170many old N, prob no active SMW nests
2734580330/4/20180no nests now
277357998/9/20188CW male seen, SMW heard
278047997/10/20184think CW nests; male CW in tree, male SMW briefly visited tree

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