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779, Red-billed Buffalo-Weaver Bubalornis niger (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 8881 [on-line data upload (2014-02-20): 69221] Species Red-billed Buffalo Weaver Observer(s) Zaloumis, Alex Country, town, locus South Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
Locality Mica garage along R40 Latitude, longitude -24.135772222222, 30.843597222222 [0 m accuracy] Date 2014/2/20 Notes Revisited Vm 7592. 8 clusters of nests hidden in dense foilage of knob-thorn tree next to garage take-away. Active colony - birds seen displaying. Nest count 8 Nest site tree
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 7295 792 18/10/2013 0 Dormant mixed colony come alive in last 2 weeks. No rain yet. Lesser masked making nests from old dry grass. Green palm trees across the road being used by village weavers in same tree. Fast food owner below feeds & waters birds. 7590 797 1/12/2013 12 Vm 7295 revisited. Only 12 village weaver nests counted, but many birds seen at water dish below. Presume there is another colony nearby, probably at house across R40 road behind locked GR gate. 8880 797 20/2/2014 0 Revisited VM 7590. Birds active, being fed & given water. Nests - not counted - too much foilage
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