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Baobabs and Buffalo Weavers

I enjoyed Gregor Woods’s article on the Baobab in the Feb 2020 issue of Magnum.

He raised the question as to why red-billed buffalo weavers invariably nest on the west side of a baobab tree. Would it be that the prevailing winds come from the east, and it suits the birds to fly into wind when landing on their nests? Also, the setting sun would warm the nest in the evening?

These are two theories which I have told my clients in the past. – Henry H Henley, Kenya

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Die artikel ‘Mauser Revelation’ in die April uitgawe wat verwys na Mauser wat

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