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783, Sociable Weaver Philetairus socius (see species summary here)

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm5390 [manual upload (2013-04-16)]
SpeciesSociable Weaver
Observer(s)Thomson RL, Aija Lehikoinen, Robert Hughes
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Northern Cape, Hotazel,
LocalityTswalu Kalahari, col 46
Latitude, longitude-27.3078, 22.51217 [0 m accuracy]
NotesAcacia eri, 2 Falcon chambers; 1 Falcon pair; 1 nest parts; 1 collapsed part
Nest count90
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
539078326/9/201290Acacia eri, 2 Falcon chambers; 1 Falcon pair; 1 nest parts; 1 collapsed part
984878314/11/201350Acacia erioloba, 2 falcon chambers, tree height 8, nest height 4, 2 nest part/s
973778322/11/20130burnt down, falcon nest destroyed, but caught the parents at neighbouring colony 81 a few days later.

Vm 2106

Vm 5390

Vm 9848

Vm 9737

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Best: Sociable Weaver - tree burnt down, falcon moved

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