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797, Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm974 [on-line data upload (2011-07-31): 7547]
SpeciesVillage weaver
Observer(s)Van Vuuren A
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Bluff, Durban,
LocalityResidential suburb, Durban
Latitude, longitude-29.90356667, 31.02518333 [0 m accuracy]
NotesNo breeding males observed, but new, fresh nests continue to be built.
Nest count6
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
9747974/5/20116No breeding males observed, but new, fresh nests continue to be built.
9757976/7/201113Activity at the colony continued right through autumn and winter with one or two new nests being constructed during all this time. The noise levels have greatly increased in this recent week.
97679711/7/201114The males are in full breeding plumage for about two weeks but it is unclear whether they have started breeding yet. Unclear whether it is females or males in non-breeding plumage fiddling at the nests.

Vm 974

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