Record details

:   61353
Province:   Gauteng
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2628BC
Observer:   Steen L.
Date of record:   2018-07-18
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2018-10-31 21:20:52
Sp. code:   305
Species name:   Chlidonias hybridus
Common name:   Whiskered Tern -- Witbaardsterretjie
Family:   Laridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   White-winged Tern
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=-61353
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Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Johan van Rensburg
Comment:   Whiskered Tern looks more likely: the bill is too heavy and the "ear muffs" sit more like an eye-line, going around the back of the head in stead of "over the head"
Date:   2018-10-05 03:40:37
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Agree. Cape ends in a straight line on the neck.
Date:   2018-10-31 21:20:52
Species name:   Chlidonias hybridus -- Whiskered Tern; Witbaardsterretjie
Species code:   305

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