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793, Red-headed Weaver Anaplectes rubriceps (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm18646 [on-line data upload (2016-01-04): 186172]
SpeciesRed-headed Weaver
Observer(s)Willems, Frank
Country, town, locusZambia, , Kalonje,
1231AD
LocalityMutinondo Wilderness
Latitude, longitude-12.45451, 31.29218 [0 m accuracy]
Date2016/1/4
Notesnests under the roof of the dining room. This weaver has used the old nest as support for a new nest… twice! Despite that it seems the first nest was never selected (short entrance tube). It is part of a “colony” of now 10 nests (counting the “flats block” as 3!) under the same roof, plus another 1 nest under the roof of our house, some 50 meters away. I’m guessing these are all built by the same male, over maybe 3 years? Surely haven’t seen more than a single male or female at the same time.
Nest count10
Nest siteman-made

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