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783, Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm9350 [on-line data upload (2014-03-27): 73780]
SpeciesSociable Weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusNamibia, , Outjo,
1915BB
Localityside pan, Okaukuejo camp, Etosha National Park
Latitude, longitude-19.182891666667, 15.916819444444 [0 m accuracy]
Date2014/3/8
NotesVery active colony. Studied for 3 days. 2 birds trapped by braai packet string brought to line nests. Gabar and chanting goshawks frequently in vicinity. European & blue cheeked bee eaters frequently perched in upper canopy. Black & african cuckoos paid daily visits. Forked tailed drongos nesting in same tree. Black faced & violet eared waxbills seen on nests.
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
93507838/3/20140Very active colony. Studied for 3 days. 2 birds trapped by braai packet string brought to line nests. Gabar and chanting goshawks frequently in vicinity. European & blue cheeked bee eaters frequently perched in upper canopy. Black & african cuckoos paid daily visits. Forked tailed drongos nesting in same tree. Black faced & violet eared waxbills seen on nests.

Vm 9350

Interactive map: N8 ftd -

Interactive map: S1 thread -

Interactive map: N4x wax - seen on N

Interactive map: N4x wax - seen on N

Best: Sociable Weaver - bird trapped by string

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