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783, Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm12277 [manual upload]
SpeciesSociable Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Northern Cape, Upington,
LocalityR360, Benede
Latitude, longitude-27.77467, 20.833264 [0 m accuracy]
Notesno nest on road sign (compare later record)
Nest count0
Nest siteman-made

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
1227778315/10/20100no nest on road sign (compare later record)
1130978327/12/20120The nest on the road sign is next to the main road between Uppington and Twee Riveiren.
1332278318/9/2014090 km north of Upington on the way to the Kgalagadi NP has this flock of Sociable Weavers decided to use that road sign for its nest. Not many trees in that area.

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