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3882, Katanga Masked Weaver Ploceus katangae (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm25073 [on-line data upload (2017-02-20): 269696]
SpeciesPloceus Katangae
Observer(s)de Cauwer R
Country, town, locusCongo (DRC), Katanga, Kashobwe,
0928DA
Localitykashobwe
Latitude, longitude-9.72402191449012, 28.602100610733032 [30 m accuracy]
Date2017/2/19
NotesSITE 2 --- A very large colony of ploceus Katangae mixed with about 20% of Melanocephalus. Nests were build in tall and short grass,Papyrus, small Ambatch-like thorny bushes and reeds.Nests were build mostly above water but I could see far behind the tall grass more nests, not sure if there was still water. I counted over 30 visible nests but many more were hidden behind the Tall Grass.
Nest count30
Nest sitereed

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