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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm2977 [on-line data upload (2012-09-20): 22304]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Wilson C.
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Boston,
LocalityFarm The Drift
Latitude, longitude-29.663769, 30.003289 [2 m accuracy]
NotesMost nests still from the previous season, but some activity in building new ones
Nest count13
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
297779916/9/201213Most nests still from the previous season, but some activity in building new ones
305879924/9/201213A lot of activity from males flying to nearby reed beds and dry grass tufts to collect material, also stripping leaves from the willow tree. Difficult to count the exact number of nests, appears to be still at 13. Cannot get closer to the tree which is on an island in a small dam
32007996/10/201228Much more activity this week

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