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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm3748 [on-line data upload (2012-11-06): 25718]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Oschadleus HD
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
LocalityPinelands 1 - Links
Latitude, longitude-33.944777, 18.499553 [0 m accuracy]
Notesgreen nest; Hadeda nest seems empty but broken Hadeda egg on ground
Nest count20
Nest sitetree

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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
688979920/8/200510Nests appear to be old; no males seen
1911379910/9/20051010 N, gum tree, seem some new N, no CW seen
68907999/10/200591 male
68927992/9/20069At least 1 female at nests; chicks heard
68917992/10/200725At least 2 males; at least 1 female at nest; female fed chicks
68937996/10/2008375 males and 7 green nests; female fed chicks; nests: 25 gum + 4 tree + 1 palm; pine on Links Rd side; Hadeda in nest; at least 1 female in nests
26317994/8/201213colony was in tree on opposite side of road in previous years
28267994/9/201212at least 1 male; green nest
32407999/10/201217no weavers seen but green nest present; fig tree
37487996/11/201220green nest; Hadeda nest seems empty but broken Hadeda egg on ground
42787999/12/201219no weavers seen
590579918/6/2013163 green nests and hadeda on nest, 3 males seen
592879921/6/2013143 males, but only 2 males were seen; 2 green nests; hadeda on nest.
592979926/6/2013173 males, but only saw 1; 4 green nests
59717991/7/2013174 males, possibly 5 (4 were seen); 6 green nests
59727993/7/2013174 males, possibly 5 (although only 4 were seen); 6 green nests; female visited colony briefly
61997995/7/2013156 green nests; 4 males, but only saw 2
62007997/7/2013145 green nests and 1 ring; 4 males and saw all of them; cracked egg on ground with amniotic liquid spilled out, looks like it must have fallen recently; saw female in nest
628679912/7/2013184 males, although none were seen despite good weather because of nearby maintenance workers; 6 green nests
673879930/7/2013187 green nest (nests in use) and possibly 4 male residents; Several females seen nearby nests; a lot of chasing activity
68457992/8/2013186 green nests and 3 males; only saw males for a short amount of time because of nearby maintenance workers
1129079917/5/201413old nests, old Hadeda nest close to weaver nests
1778779927/9/20152no weavers in brief visit, no Hadeda nest
1900179913/3/20164Cape Weaver sleeping in nest (head tucked in under wing), in winter: N1: 1 cw, m?, brN, hd tuck
1908279910/4/20164male weaver roosting in nest
192677998/5/20163N1: 1 cw m, NBN], hd tuck; one tatty nest vith 17876
201627995/6/20163night check - N1: 1cw m, brN, hd tuck; 1 tatty nest
2198579926/6/20163night check - N1: 1cw m, NBN, hd tuck
2339879931/7/20162plus 2 incomplete nests, no weavers
2769779912/8/20180no nests

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