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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm5127 [on-line data upload (2013-01-31): 31790]
SpeciesSouthern Masked Weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Gauteng, Johannesburg,
LocalityBraamfontein spruit, Jhb.
Latitude, longitude-26.110119444444, 28.021083333333 [0 m accuracy]
NotesFemale Sthn masked weaver at incomplete nest in shrub rather than tree or in reeds. Exposed single nests also found on single sticks.
Nest count0
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
51248037/1/20130strange nests amongst normal -built by Sthn masked weavers in willow tree hanging over river.
61628035/7/20134mv 5124 revisited). Location: No old nests visible during earlier visit 25/5/2013.(hence not reported) Now one new nest in leafless willow and 3 green nests & some rings in adjoining reeds. Many moulting and non moulting weavers visible. Another largish colony of 8 nests 1n tree inland, about 20m away(Alexander Rd) Males displaying and chasing females. Mid winter and cold. nests - 1+3 = 4 green nests

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