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797, Village Weaver Ploceus cucullatus (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm1740 [manual upload (2011-12-29)]
SpeciesVillage Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Estcourt,
LocalityN3 Ultra Shell, south bound, S end
Latitude, longitude-28.922584, 29.781363 [0 m accuracy]
Notesfemale into nest
Nest count33
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
37879726/11/201042At least 10 males displaying and 2 females, plane tree
142779716/10/201146There are several trees with nests just outside the Steers restaurant with the smell of frying oil heavy in the air. I've now encountered colonies at several garages: do the birds feel more secure at high human activity areas?
174079719/12/201133female into nest

Vm 378

Vm 1427

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