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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm11320 [on-line data upload (2014-06-03): 86705]
Observer(s)Sharp A
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
LocalityRobben Island
Latitude, longitude-33.79606, 18.371941 [0 m accuracy]
Nest count4
Nest sitetree

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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
182887999/9/20040male hanging from nest; Hadeda chick on nest
1828979927/9/2005202 males, 1 female; male with rings (-,Orange/M); hadeda nest empty
182907994/10/2005212 males retrapped, 1 breeding nest - female fed chicks, Plus 1 new ring in Gum2; 1 nest with hole in chamber (not clear in photo)
1829179912/10/2005201 nest in gum2; 2 nests untidy, 6 nests sl untidy
1829279926/10/20052221N + 1N in gum2
182937999/11/20052120N + 1N in gum2; old broken N on ground - mainly grass shell, gum leaves in ceiling - photo
182947997/12/20051817N + 1N in gum2; Hadeda on nest, eggshell & dead chick on ground
1829579923/6/200655 green nests plus ring (empty Hadeda nest)
182967998/9/2006243+ males, female fed chicks; 1N in gum2; [Hadeda on nest in photo]
1829779922/8/2007114+ males; 2 gums, Hadeda 3 chicks ringed
23479928/10/201054Hadeda nest with orange material and Hadeda eggshell below indicating recent breeding; female Cape Weaver fed chicks; nests in clump of 3 gum trees
1359079928/8/201425VM234 revisited. 11 nests in one tree, 14+ nests in the other tree. Trees about 10m apart. Some green nests seen. Birds very active.
139877998/11/201473many nests in gums
168397994/6/20154VM 13987 revisited. There used to be two trees with nests, one has been cut down. Only old nests.
179747993/10/201569breeding nest, green nest, 1 of nest trees cut, 33+36 nests, eggshells below [many weavers ringed next morning]
2646779928/8/20173three new green nests present in eucalypt. 1 adult weaver present.
2655379927/9/2017148+6N+ring, female fed chicks

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