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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm2547 [on-line data upload (2012-07-08): 19973]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
LocalityLangvlei north end
Latitude, longitude-34.056299, 18.465437 [0 m accuracy]
Notes1 male visited briefly, 1 green nest
Nest count8
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
83479914/6/201155 old nests from previous season
84679925/6/201186 old nests, 1 green nest, 1 new ring, 1 male present
93779930/7/2011158 nests in usual site, plus 7 in adjacent willow; 2 nests with 2 chicks each (2 ringed)
104879914/8/201193 males, green nest
107079920/8/201192 males seen
122579912/9/2011123 males, green nest
140579924/10/2011101 male seen
157379921/11/201112male preening in colony
197179927/2/201210old nests, no weavers
203179927/3/201213Male displayed from nest (no photo), later dull bird (immature male or female) investigated some nests, new nests present in mid non-breeding season!
221479913/4/201212No activity in 30 minutes, some nests becoming remnants
226479921/4/201211no weavers seen here
227179926/4/201212male Cape Weaver perched on bush above nests
238279920/5/20127old nests
250379928/6/20126old nests, no weavers seen here
25477995/7/201281 male visited briefly, 1 green nest
255679910/7/20126green nest, male present
256379913/7/201241 male with green nest
258579917/7/20125Old nest nearly in water; also green nest
259979923/7/201241 male
262079930/7/201241 male
274379920/8/201222 old nests, plus green ring
28357993/9/20123male mated with a female on a twig near the nests at 8h33
285979910/9/201231 male
564379912/5/201362 green nests, 4 old nests
592079918/6/20133old nests, 0 males but very windy
70657995/9/20134now very shallow from shore to colony
1188679911/7/20149at least 1 male; 2 extra nests further away, not sure if part of colony
1191479919/7/201482 males, at least 1 female
1634979925/5/20150no nests now
182407991/11/2015135 nests bush, 8 nests willow
262987999/6/20170no nests

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