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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm29998 [on-line data upload (2021-06-06): 699180]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Bellville,
LocalityJack Muller Park, stream
Latitude, longitude-33.889728, 18.629558 [ m accuracy]
Notesmany nests, old, male in willow
Nest count0
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
1803979917/10/201510willow tree
1833279921/11/20150at least 6 nests, but prob more
1849979912/12/201520no weavers seen; 17+3 nests in 2 willows
186637997/1/201625old nests in 3 willows, no weavers
1903279921/3/201618old nests
1910679917/4/20160old nests
1935479915/5/201611old nests
2124479917/6/20160several old nests in 2 willows
2253879917/7/2016138+5 nests in 2 willows, 3+ males, female in/out nest, green + old nests
240217999/8/2016138+5 nests in 2 willows (with few leaves), 1+ male, green nest
242127999/9/2016242+18+1+3 nests in 4 willows (last 3 nests near bridge very old), 1+ male, 1+ female
243927997/10/201633willow1: 2 nests + 1 male (left, photo1); willow2: 27 nests + 2 male, female fed, green nest (mid, photo2); willow3: 4 nests + 1 male (right, photo3)
2473379920/11/2016355+28+2 old nests
249027994/1/2017402+32+6 nests in 3 willows
250337995/2/2017352+28+c5 old nests; 2 Rh Finches at top of middle willow (birdpix 34458) with most nests
2515879913/3/2017305+22+3 old nests
2619579914/5/201723tree1 - 1 broken nest (no photo), tree2 - 17 nests, male at new nest, mostly old nests, 2 male Red-headed Finches in tree (birdpix 37244); tree3 - 5 nests
2631279918/6/201730+2+1 old nests in 3 willows
2644779926/8/201740+3+1 nests in 3 willows; prob no activity due to reeds cleared away
273077994/4/20183tree1-1N, tree2- 2+N (photo2), tree3-0N; all old
274317996/6/20184tree1 1 old N, tree2 1 old + 1 new N + 1 male, tree3 1 new nest
2784479913/10/201839W1=1N 1m, W2=7N 1m, W3=12N 1+m, W4=19N 2+m
2812379922/12/2018352+10+6+17 old N in 4 willows, CW in tree (birdpix 67601), also Pied Barbet (birdpix 67575), reeds below nests cut down, 1 Red-headed Finch heard in trees
2821579916/1/2019243+9+2+c10 old nests [workers clearing vegetation from pond]
2832379917/3/201928old nests; 3+9+1+15 N - tree 1 to 4
2839979927/4/2019176+1+10 old N [no careful check for new N, also very leafy]
285037994/6/2019206+2+1+11 old nests, seems no grN
2917979925/11/2019496+18+25N, largely seems deserted but 1 CW in middle willow - also SMW (birdpix 97656)
296267999/12/202043seems old, but CW visited tree 3; 10+23+10 nests in 3 willow trees
2999879919/5/20210many nests, old, male in willow
301867992/10/202152tree1 - 4N+1male; tree2 - 34N, 3+males, chicks heard, 3 double nests [also 2N in reeds below tree - imm?] tree3 - 14N, 2+males
3073379923/4/202217old, 1+12+4
3083279929/6/202213willow1 0N, tree2 10N incl grN + 1male, tree3 3N

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