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

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Record statusACCEPTED
Vm7584 [on-line data upload (2013-12-02): 57651]
SpeciesSouthern Masked Weaver
Observer(s)Zaloumis, Alex
Country, town, locusSouth Africa, Limpopo, Hoedspruit,
LocalityMonsoon restaurant area, R36 R527
Latitude, longitude-24.374427777778, 30.704469444444 [0 m accuracy]
NotesSingle or clusters of Southern masked weaver nests ranging from restaurant to staff area. Typically, on periphery and mid canopy of larger trees. 1. 13 Sthn masked weaver nests over/near restaurant. 2. single or other small clusters of SMW all over 2. 4 different weaver species found above the restaurant site. Village, Southern, Lesser & Spectacled weavers.
Nest count16
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vmSpecies codeDateNestsNotes
758179128/11/20131Vm 1854 revisited. Finally located spectacle weaver's nest at this location. Now, newly built and very visible over the restaurant area. Village, Masked, Lesser masked & spectacle weavers all found at this location.

Vm 7581

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