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804, Thick-billed Weaver Amblyospiza albifrons (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm5010 [on-line data upload (2013-01-03): 29888]
Speciesthickbill weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
Localitytim otto small dam
Latitude, longitude-24.403358333333, 30.810377777778 [0 m accuracy]
NotesRevisited Vm 1586/1956 - thickbill colony at Otto dams. Now 3 new nests built in this loose/scattered colony - (was up to 30 last season); 3 prs of birds in attendance but 2nd nest (recorded) with eggs now damaged/raided.
Nest count3
Nest sitereed

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
50087913/1/20131revisited 3129/3088, bird feeding chicks.
71807911/10/20130Vm 5008 revisited. Original tree chopped, nest destroyed. Birds rebuilt 10m away. New nest now in a fig tree. Sitting on eggs.

Vm 5008

Vm 7180

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