Boomslangs Dispholidus typus are known to prey on Cape Weaver Ploceus capensis nestlings; in fact, they are the only reptilian nest predator listed for Cape Weavers in Roberts 7 (Craig 2005). On 30 December 2016, we observed a female boomslang successfully robbing a Cape Weaver nest in Schoenmakerskop (34?02′S, 25?32′E), outside Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
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