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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm1800 [on-line data upload (2012-01-07): 12553]
SpeciesSouthern Masked Weaver
Observer(s)Archer A.M.
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, North West, Klerksdorp,
Locality79 Boshoff street La Hoff
Latitude, longitude-26.8243580113205, 26.6515499353409 [1 m accuracy]
Notes5 nests on other side of tree. Number higher than previous submission.
Nest count10
Nest sitetree

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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
103880313/8/20114Recorded before - 2 new nests this year so far
109180325/8/20116Within short time nests up to 6
109780326/8/20117Yesterday had six nests, today seven. Picture shows him at new nest. Picture of wall is the wall had re-built and re-routed into our neighbour\\s yard when the tree the nests are in threatened to break the original wall!
11138032/9/20115Today only has five nests so must have destroyed three
125780322/9/20114Was five nests time before. Now 4 but appeared to have started another
16088033/12/20110This was a breeding area with up to five nests built. Now there is not one left.
169280327/12/20116Previous photograph had no nests, now there are 6 again. Two at the back are difficult to see
18008037/1/2012105 nests on other side of tree. Number higher than previous submission.
185680324/1/20120Now no nests left
19018033/2/20121Last photo all nests destroyed. Now started one enw one again.
19038039/2/20122Now there are two nests again.
194980318/2/20121Now again down to one nest!
398780319/11/20126Two nests are hidden behind tree. This male builds and re-builds endlessly.
51718039/2/20131Now still only has one nest, this time in the front of the tree. Seemed to be re-building nest that was dismantled during the week
90788035/3/20148Nest count now up again. They break down and build incessantly.
1763180321/9/20151Last time there were 5

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