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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm3199 [on-line data upload (2012-10-08): 23679]
SpeciesVillage Weaver
Observer(s)Wilson C.
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Cato Ridge,
LocalityPetrol station and truck stop on the N3 freeway west, inland towards Pietermaritzburg
Latitude, longitude-29.7427845084446, 30.6333589553833 [0 m accuracy]
NotesMost of the nests appeared to be that of Village Weaver, but there was at least one Cape Weaver amongst them. This character seemed to have built the completed nest, as well as working on a new one as he was flitting backwards and forwards between them
Nest count51
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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
290479714/9/201262Cold, drizzly weather
31977975/10/201229Lots of activity and carrying building material
2753279728/12/201760approx 60 nests

Vm 2904

Vm 3197

Vm 27532

Best: Village Weaver - repeat after 5y

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