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792, Lesser Masked Weaver Ploceus intermedius (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm7475 [on-line data upload (2013-11-20): 56263]
SpeciesLesser Masked Weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Mpumalanga, Skukuza,
LocalitySkukuza reception, Kruger National Park
Latitude, longitude-24.995836, 31.591717 [0 m accuracy]
NotesVm 7091 revisited. some new activity. 8 new & 1 old nest. None in nearby small marula tree. Only 2 males seen.
Nest count14
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
519679218/10/20123030+ nests, 1+ green nests, 6 br males, 1 females, tree-palm
83997926/8/20136Vm 5196 revisited. 4 old nests found in Palm tree. 2 old nests in Maroela. No birds in attendance. Surveyed the camp for other possible nests and LMW's. in camp and along river front. None found.
70917928/9/20130Checking if birds arrived. None seen. No new nests.
747579211/11/201314Vm 7091 revisited. some new activity. 8 new & 1 old nest. None in nearby small marula tree. Only 2 males seen.
87067921/2/20140Vm 7091 7475 & 8399 revisited. Very few nests observed this year. No birds seen in attendance. Note: The Bush is green and vibrant. Lots of water, puddles etc. This and the Panic dam hide site may have peaked late Nov/Dec - the few nests still observed could be the surviving remnants - the rest being destroyed by monkeys, garden maintenance etc. (Site last visited 2013-8-6 & 2013-9-8, 2013-11-11)
1857179217/12/201518Revisited. Location: single palm tree in garden corner of office block. Comments: mid-day sighting. Birds in attendance. Note: Long funnel nest definitely LMW and not spectacled - bird seen. Nests: 18.

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Vm 8706

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