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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm26572 [on-line data upload (2017-10-01): 305108]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
LocalityRobben Island, workshop
Latitude, longitude-33.80726667, 18.37745 [0 m accuracy]
Notesc44N, ringed sev CW incl full male & females with brood patches, many old nests, some green
Nest count44
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
178717994/5/2002243 females, 3 males
1787279917/5/2002211 male seen
1787379918/6/200241 male
1787479928/6/20036Gum, 5 old N, 1 green new N, no CW now c. 11h15 Vincent saw 1 male flying from open area with grass blade, to build this N
178757997/9/20033422 ringed
167479911/11/20030dead chick in 1 nest; no nest count
1787679927/9/200539S and mid: ~26N: ~16 brN; N: ~13N: ~8brN; 2 ff ringed; Several eggshells under colony
1787779912/10/20050N side 14N+ring (4N sl untidy); S side 25N (sev sl untidy)
1787879918/10/2005010 breeding nests, 14 chicks ringed, non breeding nests not counted
1787979926/10/200544ringed 2 chicks; Ringed 6 adults
178807999/11/200545low N empty, ch CV31128 dead on ground, also dead juv Eur Starl, eggsh on ground, 1 m full BP with colour/M (rt)
178817996/12/20050flock 10+ weavers near colony, nest on ground; old nests in gums not counted
1788279919/1/200602N on ground, 2N in gums: tops broken; Pied Crow (or Yb Kite) looking for addled eggs or dead ch?
1788379923/6/20067all nests green, male building; 2 males 1 male: -,pu/M many old N on ground
1788479916/11/20065923+36N, CWs H, 2 ringed
24679928/10/201049Nest with small chicks, 1 dead chick hanging from nest, 1 egg on ground, most nests too high to check, gum clump
139827998/11/201433old nests in gum trees, 1 dead chick impaled on thorn below old breeding nest
179387993/10/201532several weavers ringed, eggshells on ground
2657279928/9/201744c44N, ringed sev CW incl full male & females with brood patches, many old nests, some green

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