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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm30766 [on-line data upload (2022-05-27): 805696]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
LocalityStrandfontein col nr platform
Latitude, longitude-34.079778, 18.518639 [ m accuracy]
Notesold nest near Hadeda nest - male CW sang and chased female, Hadeda pecked at its nest, joined by 2nd Hadeda later
Nest count1
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
1808979922/10/20154seem old, gum tree
265887995/10/20179no weavers seen in brief stop; Hadeda on nest (photo1), flew to nearby platform (photo3)
2825979928/1/201925old nests [barn Swallows resting in area]
2924379926/12/20190few old taty nests (wind blown); adult hadeda on nest in colony (birdpix 99868)
2925079931/12/20195at least 5 very tatty nests, Hadeda still on nest in main colony [old Hadeda nest in next tree]
2966779913/1/202110old nests, no CWs; Hadeda sitting in tree but no nest seen
2995879929/4/20218c8 old nests
300057993/6/20212c2 old nests, male seen in nearby palm tree
301847991/10/2021241+ male, tree1 20N + 2 Hadedas and nest, tree2 4N
3042979924/12/20210many old nests, old Hadeda nest
3076679927/5/20221old nest near Hadeda nest - male CW sang and chased female, Hadeda pecked at its nest, joined by 2nd Hadeda later
3079679912/6/20220no nests, no CWs now, old Hadeda nest with twine but no Hadedas now

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