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803, Southern Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm1557 [on-line data upload (2011-11-20): 10732]
SpeciesSouthern Masked Weaver
Observer(s)Nuttall R.J
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Free State, Bloemfontein,
LocalityNational Museum, 36 Aliwal St, Bloemfontein
Latitude, longitude-29.1151051850028, 26.2193320691586 [0 m accuracy]
Notes5 nests completed; 3 with attendant females. Male starting to build new nest. Two days previously there were 11 nests
Nest count5
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
105980329/7/201133 nests; 1 with smaller entrance & female breeding; 1 almost completed; 1 in early stages of construction; single male
106380319/8/201165 completed nests, 2 of which have narrower entrances & breeding females; a 6th nest just started (see pic of male building)
144780328/10/20111110 completed nests, one being built. At least 3 nests occupied by females showing breeding activity
155780318/11/201155 nests completed; 3 with attendant females. Male starting to build new nest. Two days previously there were 11 nests
30098035/7/201222 nests under construction, with a single female in attendance. The male still pretty much in non-br plumage. He started building the first nest on 29 June 2012.
301180321/8/201276 completed nests, one under construction; 2 of nests with attendant females

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