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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm3097 [on-line data upload (2012-10-01): 22863]
SpeciesPloceus velatus
Observer(s)van der Westhuizen AC
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Moorreesburg,
LocalityHouse Garden, Moorreesburg
Latitude, longitude-33.159116666667, 18.658366666667 [3 m accuracy]
Notes3 nests in the colony active breeding nests where chick call and adults bring in food
Nest count8
Nest sitereed

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
25347994/7/20126Five older nests from previous years and the newest addition to the site - built in the last week.
260579925/7/20127This is the same colony submitted earlier - the nest count has grown to 7 nests since 04.07.2012
281680328/8/20127The nest count is down to 7 now. 2 old nests were destroyed and one brand new one added to the colony
289880314/9/20128Nests building have ceased, looks like 5 of the nests are actively used by breeding birds. Adults carried in insects
309780329/9/201283 nests in the colony active breeding nests where chick call and adults bring in food

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