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779, Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm4205 [on-line data upload (2012-12-04): 27148]
SpeciesRed-billed Buffalo Weaver
Observer(s)Gerrans, Colin
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Mpumalanga, Lower Sabie,
LocalitySunset Dam near Lower Sabie in Kruger National Park
Latitude, longitude-25.116344, 31.911382 [0 m accuracy]
NotesFour nests of Red-billed Buffalo-weavers and about 27 Lesser Masked-weaver nests.
Nest count4
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
56977794/1/20070with Lesser Masked Weaver nests - see nest
840277915/4/20120In the tree at Sunset dam just outside Lower Sabie I saw a large egg on top of the nest lodged against the tree. I cannot remember seeing any mynas around at the time.
42057799/11/20124Four nests of Red-billed Buffalo-weavers and about 27 Lesser Masked-weaver nests.
648277920/7/20134Single dead tree in pan. No birds seen in tree but they were on other bank. nest clusters 4
70907798/9/20130Vm 6482 revisited. Red-billed buffalo weavers very active. couldnt identify other weaver nest species - no other weavers seen.

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