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Weaver nests as novel food sources for birds.

Derek Engelbrecht

...These observations suggest that in addition to providing breeding, roosting, shelter or protection for the weavers and a great diversity of other invertebrates and vertebrates, the fauna associated with weaver nests may also serve as a novel source of prey for a variety of predators, including birds. ...

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