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3922, Yellow-backed Weaver Ploceus melanocephalus (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm25068 [on-line data upload (2017-02-17): 268928; record moved from BirdPix:34767 on 2017-02-17]
Species Ploceus Melanocephalus
Observer(s)de Cauwer R
Country, town, locusDRC, Katanga, kashiobwe,
LocalityKashiobwe Luapula River
Latitude, longitude-9.56605073439515, 28.5891789954621 [30 m accuracy]
NotesMost nests had two eggs, but strangely with 2 differant coulors, completely brown or grey-blue with brown speckels. Both were definitaly Melano - sizes were about 13x20mm- Strange?
Nest count15
Nest siteother

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
25066392212/2/201725Two nesting sites where Melano and Pelzelni are mixed. Nests of Melano are build in Ambatch trees,Reeds, Grass,Papyrus as Pelzelni mostly in the Ambatch trees.There are two sites as seen on pictures about 30 m apart which are both very similar. [see next 2 records]

Vm 25066

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