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780, White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 7695 [on-line data upload (2013-12-14): 59306] Species white-browed Sparrow-weaver Observer(s) Archer A.M. Country, town, locus South Africa, North-West, Klerksdorp,
Locality Near Mikado Dam Latitude, longitude -26.8198214740191, 26.6503006964922 [3 m accuracy] Date 2013/12/14 Notes All the birds have now left this tree in the garden and moved back over the road to where the original nest was before farmer cut down tree. Nest count 0 Nest site tree
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 1902 780 3/2/2012 9 These birds appear to have moved from tree that was cut down by farmer just over the road. Had my 500 lens on, could not fit in all the nests. 1957 803 22/2/2012 8 2000 780 18/3/2012 9 There are actually 9 nests in this tree, not 8 as I think I reported last time. 2275 780 27/4/2012 9 2703 780 11/8/2012 12 3151 780 6/10/2012 12 4728 780 22/12/2012 8 5017 780 5/1/2013 8 These nests may be deserted. Three they are in has died. I did not see any weaver there today. 5140 780 2/2/2013 1 Only one nest left! 5172 780 9/2/2013 2 After reporting only one nest left at the new site, they built a new one this week! 5346 780 14/4/2013 0 6804 780 3/8/2013 2 7046 780 1/9/2013 1 Only one left here now 7695 780 14/12/2013 0 All the birds have now left this tree in the garden and moved back over the road to where the original nest was before farmer cut down tree. 13995 0 9/11/2014 1
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