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797, Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm3722 [on-line data upload (2012-11-03): 25503]
SpeciesVillage weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
Localityentrance and drive into Moditlo 10km from Hoedspruit on the R40 to acornhoek
Latitude, longitude-24.481694444444, 31.030355555556 [0 m accuracy]
Notes2 large fever trees with 44 active nests plus 1x RHW nest in lower branches. Diederick cuckoo in tree opposite - calling.
Nest count44
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
372179330/10/20121solitary Red headed weaver nest below weaver colony of 44 nests. ie the lowest nest in the 2 trees
512979322/1/20130this colony in fever trees has been abandoned. Very few old nests left. Maybe because of predators or result of major storms recently. No birds seen. few nests on ground. Considered 'abandoned'.

Vm 3721

Vm 5129

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