Record details

:   16699
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3218CC
Observer:   du Plessis E.; Linda du Plessis (11044)
Date of record:   2014-06-04
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   The bird followed a drainage furrow next to the road (and next to us!) for almost 1km. A spectacular chance for photographs.
Last updated:   2015-04-09 12:25:56
Sp. code:   169
Species name:   Circus maurus
Common name:   Black Harrier -- Witkruisvleivalk
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Black Harrier
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=-16699
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Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Comment:   Lovely photos!
Date:   2015-04-09 12:25:56
Species name:   Circus maurus -- Black Harrier; Witkruisvleivalk
Species code:   169

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