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783, Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 7597 [on-line data upload (2013-12-03): 57792] Species Sociable Weaver Observer(s) Venter S.; Martin Styen Country, town, locus South Africa, North-West, Ottosdal; Delareyville,
Locality Farm Kareekuil, West of Ottosdal Latitude, longitude -26.80377, 25.84048 [0 m accuracy] Date 2013/12/1 Notes Ringed 10, of which one juvenile, see comparing photo; 4 nest masses Nest count 0 Nest site tree
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 365 783 24/11/2010 0 Furthest North Easterly nest I have found 641 783 11/3/2011 0 5 nest masses in 1 acacia tree next to the road; chicks heard in nests; c150 birds ringed; old Southern Masked Weaver nests in bush below 7543 783 30/11/2013 0 5 nest masses, heard chicks calling in nest, ringed 12 including a few retraps 7597 783 1/12/2013 0 Ringed 10, of which one juvenile, see comparing photo; 4 nest masses 11480 783 16/5/2014 0 [5 nest masses]
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