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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm7534 [on-line data upload (2013-11-27): 57133]
SpeciesLesser Masked Weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
Localityfarmhouse off D1185 link to R36
Latitude, longitude-24.398302777778, 30.852569444444 [0 m accuracy]
NotesRelocated mixed colony in tall palm trees in garden. Colony showing rapid growth. 29 nests - Village and Lesser Masked Weaver nests.
Nest count0
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
730579720/10/20130Village weaver colony, in fir trees, already reported, was more alongside road but now fir trees removed. Tall palms had Southern masked only. Now seems weavers have moved to 3 new knobthorn sites along road and into these palm trees. Increased activity in area noted over last 3 weeks. No rain this season. Nest count - not done.
753379724/11/20130Vm 7305 revisited. Relocated mixed colony in tall palm trees in garden. Colony showing rapid growth. 29 nests but there are Lesser Masked Weaver nests as well.
812779721/12/201319Vm 7533 revisited. No real growth seen in this colony - last count was 29 nests - being a combination of Village & some Lesser masked. due to very dry season, many colonies started and then the birds abandoned them - some have returned.

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