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803, Southern Masked Weaver Ploceus velatus (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm3002 [on-line data upload (2012-09-22): 22364]
SpeciesSouthern Masked Weaver
Observer(s)Nuttall R.J
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Free State, Bloemfontein,
LocalityColony 01, 12 Jan Venter St, Langenhoven Park, Bloemfontein
Latitude, longitude-29.103553, 26.145149 [0 m accuracy]
Notes2 nests in ornamental bamboos
Nest count2
Nest sitereed

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
90880313/10/20101414 nests in ornamental reeds growing in garden
14888036/11/201186 completed nests; 2 under construction; 2 occupied by females; in ornamental bamboo
16638033/12/20112Two nests remaining after some of the ornamental bamboos in which the (other) nests were built were cut down by the tenant!
30028037/1/201222 nests in ornamental bamboos
300380326/2/201233 nests in ornamental bamboos
300480329/2/201233 nests in ornamental bamboos
300680321/3/201244 nests, 1 with fairly large young being fed by female; one photo shows her feeding a mantis to young
300880320/5/20120Red-headed Finches using nests in ornamental bamboos for breeding & roosting
301080321/8/20121Construction of 1st nest of season in ornamental bamboos
301280324/8/201211st nest & construction of 2nd nest in ornamental bamboos

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