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799, Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis (see species summary here)
Record status ACCEPTED Vm 19228 [on-line data upload (2016-05-01): 210766] Species Cape Weaver Observer(s) Oschadleus HD Country, town, locus South Africa, Western Cape, Malmesbury,
Locality Silverstroomstrand Latitude, longitude -33.587786, 18.364203 [0 m accuracy] Date 2007/9/1 Notes active nests all around building, 10+ males, 7+ females with eggs or chicks; 5 chicks ringed; see also birdpix 26250 Nest count 40 Nest site man-made
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vm Species code Date Nests Notes 19228 799 1/9/2007 40 active nests all around building, 10+ males, 7+ females with eggs or chicks; 5 chicks ringed; see also birdpix 26250 19738 799 15/3/2010 0 old nests on building 1196 799 26/8/2011 13 several breeding nests 19227 799 1/5/2016 2 2 old nests under shed roof, no weavers seen, no nests on reception building as previously [building has new entrance roof] 27151 799 11/3/2018 0 no nests under eaves nor under shed roof; CWs heard in bushes 27968 799 13/11/2018 0 few strands on burglar bars - staff at entrance house clean nests away, preventing breeding
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