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Observer: 
Orien Richmond
Observation Date: 
2011-04-16
Best Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
14000
Minimum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
10000
Maximum Estimate for Number of Birds Observed: 
18000
Type of Estimate: 
Visual and Untimed
Precision of Estimate: 
Scanning Blocks
Minutes spent at observation site: 
30
Singing: 
Yes
Carrying Nest Material: 
Yes
Colony quiet, Incubation inferred: 
No
Adults Carrying Food: 
Yes
Fledglings out of Nest: 
No
Distance to Stored Grains: 
greater than 500 meters
Distance to Water: 
10 - 50 meters
Area Estimate (square meters): 
100000

Colony easy to spot, massive foraging lines to Homen Dairy visible. Conducted count from atop dirt mound with two other surveyors, Kathy Durkin and Partha Nandi. Approximate sex ratio was 3:1 (males:females).