Record details

:   5345
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318BD
Observer:   Hellmann F.
Date of record:   2013-09-15
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   This group of approx. 18 Greater Flamingoes landed in the middle of this farm dam which at the time was extremely deep with no shoreline. The birds swam up and down the middle of the dam for about half an hour before taking off.
Last updated:   2013-11-12 06:12:00
Sp. code:   86
Species name:   Phoenicopterus roseus
Common name:   Greater Flamingo -- Grootflamink
Family:   Phoenicopteridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Greater Flamingo
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=-5345
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Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Les Underhill
Comment:  
Date:   2013-11-12 06:12:00
Species name:   Phoenicopterus roseus -- Greater Flamingo; Grootflamink
Species code:   86

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