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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm18915 [on-line data upload (2016-02-28): 196678]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
LocalityPeninsula Rd gums
Latitude, longitude-34.05803, 18.504822 [0 m accuracy]
Notesold nests, in vith 16888, 2 CW forage near nests
Nest count28
Nest sitetree

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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
2218679927/12/201413low 6N, high 7N
2338179928/12/201414low 6N, high 8N [missed 1N b4; 1N low taken]
1661079913/6/201561 green nest, rest old
1677779921/6/201542 old nests, 2 green nests; old Hadeda nest circled in red
168167994/7/201563 green nests plus ring; dry below col; Hadeda flew off its nest (in weaver colony)
1686479925/7/201511at least 1 male, female nearby, green nest; pool of water nearby but not under nests
1744079922/8/201512at least 3 males & 1 female, Hadeda on nest near weaver nest
1753379929/8/2015132 males & 1 female ringed; Hadeda on nest; juv African Harrier Hawk perched near nests but chased by Pied Crow
1760679919/9/201519eggshells under main nests; 5 nests near Hadeda nest which is now deserted
1808779922/10/201524dry under colony; no Hadeda nest seen (possibly broken by wind?); green nest, breeding nest, weavers heard
1830979914/11/201527broken nest, green nest, weavers heard; Hadeda perched on branch near weaver nests
186757999/1/2016228+14 nests, 1 with hole underneath [missed some nests - see next]
1891579927/2/201628old nests, in vith 16888, 2 CW forage near nests
1910079916/4/201618old nests in vith 17298, one nest with hole in chamber
1939879917/5/201661 nest with green material, rest old
199597994/6/20165old nests, possible green nest; Hadeda nest - prob new, but seems to have weaver nest woven on top
2038679911/6/201675 old nests, and 2 sl green nests - the latter built close to Hadeda nest - Hadeda on nest (birdpix 27706)
2193579925/6/201693 males; female into nest - out after short while and 1 male with black colour ring (birdpix 27945), 3 green nests, male building ring; 7+2 nests; Hadeda incubating on nest (birdpix 27944)
2329279924/7/20161514 nests around hadeda nest which has large chick (birdpix 28611); 2+ green nests, 1 nest further, 1+ male, 1+ female
2410879920/8/2016202+ males (birdpix 29063); 19 nests near old Hadeda nest, 1 nest far; Hadeda nest entirely gone - some twigs and droppings on grass below
2421879910/9/20162322+ 1 far nest; 3 males (also birdpix 29401), female into nest, eggshells below
2472879919/11/20162723+4 nests, no weavers seen; no Hadeda nest
2481079915/12/201626no weavers, 23+3 nests
2495179917/1/20172723+4 old nests
261777996/5/20171818 old nests, 1 new ring, no weavers now
264967999/9/20171616+0 old nests but CW heard in area, Hadeda nest inactive
2671479911/11/201712deserted, old nests, ground below is dry, no CW [MW seen nearby]
275727997/7/20185old, no ws

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