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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm30668 [on-line data upload (2022-02-12): 773362]
SpeciesCape Weaver and old nests
Observer(s)Gie S
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Muizenberg,
LocalityMarina Da Gama : Cannon Island - end of a canal
Latitude, longitude-34.09453446633322, 18.47577452659607 [ m accuracy]
Nest count0
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
2409280316/8/20162This bird has built 2 nests opposite a colony of Cape Weavers. Looks like a female Cape Weaver showing interest in the nests - the Southern masked weaver kept chasing her away.
293687993/7/20200Cape Weavers have been building for about 3 weeks - in this tree, and a few others down our canal
300358036/7/20210Lone male - 3rd year in a row that is building a nest - on the same branch
300367997/7/20210Nest building has started. this tree only two nests currently being built
3075879920/5/20222Colony of two nests in process of being constructed. One male. A female was looking on with interest.
307917999/6/20220Male breaking down a nest. A couple of other nests in the colony.

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