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799, Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm979 [on-line data upload (2011-08-01): 7556]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Harebottle D.M
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
3418BA
LocalityEdith Stephens Wetland Park, Philippi, Cape Flats
Latitude, longitude-34.0014828275995, 18.5507905483246 [0 m accuracy]
Date2011/7/30
NotesNests were in a tree and reeds with majority of nests in the tree (over-hanging water). 2 nests were fresh, the rest looked old or used. Three males were in attendance.
Nest count15
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
97979930/7/201115Nests were in a tree and reeds with majority of nests in the tree (over-hanging water). 2 nests were fresh, the rest looked old or used. Three males were in attendance.
238479922/5/201215No new nests; 2 males seen in colony
25417994/7/201223Five males (all in breeding plumage) in attendance. Three new nests under construction.
260779926/7/201217Four males and 2 females seen. One female seen entering a newly built nest.
28567997/9/2012246 new nests, 4 males and 1 female seen
37147991/11/20121Tree has collapsed submerging nests in water. One nest remaining above water. No birds seen at colony. Abandoned?

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