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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm2979 [on-line data upload (2012-09-20): 22308]
SpeciesRed-headed Weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Mdlazi,
2430BD
Localityfarm Richmond
Latitude, longitude-24.3607638889, 30.8169972222 [0 m accuracy]
Date2012/9/19
Notesrevisited this site 16h00 to 17h00. counted 21 nests (was 19) under platform. plus collected 13 old nests on ground for examination.2 birds flew out but could not get clear photo - plus 2 female village indigo birds (streaks on head & red beak) which returned and entered nests which had chicks (heard squeaking). They hung around & returned 2ce. Nearest water to this site is 1km but orchard irrigated accross road.
Nest count21
Nest siteman-made

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