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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm17121 [on-line data upload (2015-08-09): 159132]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
LocalityGreen Point Park
Latitude, longitude-33.90425, 18.40196 [0 m accuracy]
Notesat least 25 nests and 3 males
Nest count25
Nest sitereed

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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
157687996/4/201575 males and 2 females seen. Two males just starting to build nests, other males building and or displaying
171217999/8/201525at least 25 nests and 3 males
1738879914/8/20155Displaying males. Females and males collecting material and feeding on insect emergence.
1739579916/8/201526at least 2 females breeding and 4 males
1776579926/9/2015441 immature bird in colony; breeding seems to be over here; sedges
1874779929/1/201603 old nests seen - could be a few more, no weavers seen
1928579914/5/20160several old nests, no weavers seen
220767993/7/20160no nests visible now, 2 cape weavers in sedges at dusk
2786579914/10/201887+1 far N, green nest, male
296237996/12/20204colony may, or may not be deserted, but CWs foraging in sedges near bridge - adult male seen, also juvenile (photo 3)
303827993/12/20215old nests, some CWs foraging in sedges and bushes

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