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796, Chestnut Weaver Ploceus rubiginosus (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm9480 [on-line data upload (2014-04-15): 77131]
SpeciesChestnut weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusNamibia, other, Okahandja,
LocalityLHS 9km from Okahandja
Latitude, longitude-22.063041666667, 16.937075 [0 m accuracy]
NotesActive colony, mostly feeding chicks with grubs. note long, green grass. been raining nightly
Nest count84
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
94807964/3/201484Active colony, mostly feeding chicks with grubs. note long, green grass. been raining nightly
948179614/3/201488Date: 2014-3-4/5/6 & 14 2nd large tree with chestnut colony set back against the fence line. comment: active colony. mixed colony with WB Sparrow weavers. blue egg shells on ground. see nest cross section for lining. female birds feeing with grubs. repeated visits by observer nests - 88 in single tree (small nest clusters in neighbouring trees not counted)

Vm 9480

Vm 9481

Best: Chestnut Weaver - female with grubs for chicks

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