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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm8882 [on-line data upload (2014-02-20): 69222]
SpeciesLesser Masked Weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
LocalityMica garage along R40
Latitude, longitude-24.135772222222, 30.843597222222 [0 m accuracy]
NotesRevisited Vm 7590. Active colony - new nests identified, birds seen feeding below & displaying.
Nest count0
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
729579218/10/20130Dormant 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.
75907971/12/201312Vm 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.
888079720/2/20140Revisited VM 7590. Birds active, being fed & given water. Nests - not counted - too much foilage

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