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779, Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 5200 [manual upload (2013-02-28)] Species rbbw Observer(s) Schultz B; Schultz S Country, town, locus South Africa, Mpumalanga, Skukuza,
Locality mazithi water hole Latitude, longitude -24.721832, 31.835595 [5000 m accuracy] Date 2012/10/21 Notes 8 nests, ? 6 br males, tree Nest count 8 Nest site tree
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 2574 779 6/9/2005 0 2 dead trees, dam dry 5200 779 21/10/2012 8 8 nests, ? 6 br males, tree 18567 792 17/12/2015 22 Location: dead trees in middle of dried out pan alongside road in Kruger.
Comment: no birds seen at time of passing. Large dam almost dry.
Obviously huge drought in the area, no grass and probably minimal food.
Nests: 22 counted. 22052 779 10/6/2016 0
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