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3954, Black-capped Social Weaver Pseudonigrita cabanisi (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm5112 [on-line data upload (2013-01-29): 31721]
SpeciesBlack-capped Social Weaver
Observer(s)Peterson, Daudi
Country, town, locusTanzania, , Shambarai ,
0336DD
LocalityShambarai swamp edge
Latitude, longitude-3.7739166666667, 36.84545 [0 m accuracy]
Date2013/1/12
Notes3 colonies of Black-capped Social Weaver nesting within 500 m of above coordinates with another 3 colonies within 5 km. These are just what I intercepted so there could be many more though the heavy charcoal cutting does limit the number of mature Acacia tortilis that seem to be preferred. 5 of the colonies were in Ac tortilis and the 6th in Delonix elata. The colonies were rather small with an estimated total of 100 pairs for all six colonies together.
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
5112395412/1/201303 colonies of Black-capped Social Weaver nesting within 500 m of above coordinates with another 3 colonies within 5 km. These are just what I intercepted so there could be many more though the heavy charcoal cutting does limit the number of mature Acacia tortilis that seem to be preferred. 5 of the colonies were in Ac tortilis and the 6th in Delonix elata. The colonies were rather small with an estimated total of 100 pairs for all six colonies together.
511379613/1/2013350One large colony of Chestnut Weaver (3-400 nests) right alongside a large colony of similar size of Lesser Masked Weaver in Ac tortilis near the swamp edge.

Vm 5112

Vm 5113

Best: Chestnut Weaver - mixed colony with Lesser Masked Weavers

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