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Species allocated by Coordinator: Record details entered by participant: (see all records here for this participant) Google map for this record (zoom in and switch to satellite view) Best: L Masked Weaver - male at nest
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792, Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 7320 [on-line data upload (2013-10-23): 53357] Species Lesser Masked Weaver Observer(s) Oschadleus HD; Zaloumis, Alex Country, town, locus South Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
Locality Hoedspruit, Raptors Junction entrance Latitude, longitude -24.359165, 30.945674 [0 m accuracy] Date 2013/10/9 Notes at least 10 males counted on 10 Oct Nest count 63 Nest site tree
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 7320 792 9/10/2013 63 at least 10 males counted on 10 Oct 7321 792 11/10/2013 0 female incubating in nest and peering out entrance 18171 792 25/10/2015 0 large colony outside security gate office into Raptors View - same site used by BBC film crew..
Very little rain recorded this season. Birds first noticed end September.
Only one 'green' nest. Birds occupying old nests.
Nests: not counted. 24959 792 6/12/2016 103 medium size buffalo thorn tree alongside security gate (where BBC filmed)
1. Weavers arrived/1st noticed on 15th October, took over old nests. Many displays. No green nests seen.
2. Good rains 10 & 12th November - with flying ants - more rain later Nov. Grass growing well.
3. Some nests are new or being refurbished.
4. 103 nests counted, new and old - some added onto, some starting rings, most old.
5. Cannot tell which old nests are being re-used to breed.
6. Diederics cuckoos already hassling colony.
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Best: L Masked Weaver - male at nest