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1152, Vieillot's Black Weaver Ploceus nigerrimus (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm2448 [on-line data upload (2012-06-15): 19267]
SpeciesViellot's Black Weaver
Observer(s)Oliver, Paul
Country, town, locusTanzania, , Kigoma,
LocalityMahale Mountains National Park
Latitude, longitude-6.1444027777778, 29.733447222222 [0 m accuracy]
NotesVBW nest with young python. See also previous record.
Nest count0
Nest sitereed

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
2447115226/12/20060At waters edge in reeds. Many nesting sites along the lake shore and seen in the lower forest in noisy groups. Seen on every visit there in many different months. Nests seem more active December onwards but I recall active nests at other times as well.
2448115229/12/20060VBW nest with young python. See also previous record.

Vm 2447

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