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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm6847 [on-line data upload (2013-08-06): 48023]
SpeciesCape Weaver
Observer(s)Werner Leah
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town,
LocalityPinelands 3 - Crescent Plane
Latitude, longitude-33.940017, 18.505296 [0 m accuracy]
Notes3 residential males but only saw 1 and 6 green nests; very little activity
Nest count20
Nest sitetree

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History of repeat colony counts

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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
191237992/8/200313plane 1: 3 old N, plane 2: 10 old N, 14h20, some of these nests were old br N ie bred last yr, no leaves on planes, no CW seen
68977999/10/2005245 males; at least 1 female; female fed chicks
689879914/9/2006181 male; 14+4 nests
68997996/10/2008326 males; at least 1 female seen, probably breeding
26337994/8/201242at least 1 male
28287994/9/201241at least 2 males; satellite colony in nearby garden has additional 14 nests and 1+ male
32387999/10/201237female fed chicks, trees now leafy
37467996/11/201243very leafy, male seen
42807999/12/20120no weavers seen, 20 nests seen, but probably missed some as nests present under leaves
590779918/6/2013283 males
593179921/6/2013273 males, but none were seen; 3 green nests
593279926/6/2013203 males, but 7 were seen (most likely from neighboring colony); much displaying activity
593379928/6/2013223 males; 4 green nests
59777991/7/2013213-4 males, 4 males were seen; 6 green nests; besides 2 newer nests, most nests are getting old and fading
59787993/7/2013203-4 males, only saw 3; 4 green nests
62037995/7/2013203 green nests; 3 males, although none were seen; little activity because many maintenance workers around
62047997/7/2013203 green nests; 3 males, although only 2 seen higher on tree; very little activity
628879912/7/2013203 males; 5 green nests
674179930/7/2013205 green nests and about 3 residential males; not much activity despite good weather
68477991/8/2013203 residential males but only saw 1 and 6 green nests; very little activity
1891679927/2/20160no nests now, colony moved to nearby garden
2770079912/8/20180no nests, tree mostly leafless

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