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780, White-browed Sparrow-Weaver Plocepasser mahali (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm788 [on-line data upload (2011-05-14): 6324]
SpeciesWhite-browed Sparrow-weavers
Observer(s)Archer A.M.
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, North West, Klerksdorp,
Localityvon Wiekkig street, La Hoff
Latitude, longitude-26.8201547939161, 26.6499674320221 [1 m accuracy]
Nest count13
Nest sitetree

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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
107978021/8/20111FArmer broke down original tree. Birds re-built on remnants
158178026/11/20111Still only one nest in tree. Tree was destroyed by farm while building a fence. This piece remained.
16097803/12/20111This is nest in tree that farmer cut down. Still just the one nest but very active.
18017807/1/20121Still only one after tree cut down by farmer.
185778024/1/20121Still only one nest in tree that farmer had uprooted
270278011/8/20121Still only one nest after farmer chopped down nesting tree about a year ago.
52497808/3/20134I thought this colony had moved afterfarmers removed nesting tree. Now back again!
534578014/4/20135Now five nests. This was original nest site till farmer cut down the tree. They moved over the road but are now seemingly abandoning that nest and moving back to this one again
68027803/8/20137Tree farmer cut down that are re-building their nests in
72447808/10/20137This tree is at the spot where the farmer cut down the original tre with many nests. The birds moved across the road and have now moved back to site of original tree.
1684378019/7/20150Since my last visit these birds have left. No nests left.

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