Record details

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:   6248
Province:   Limpopo
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2329DC
Observer:   Labuschagne AP
Date of record:   2009-10-13
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   343
Species name:   Cuculus solitarius
Common name:   Red-chested Cuckoo -- Piet-my-vrou
Family:   Cuculidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Europese koekoek
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=-6248
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Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   Nearly mature Red-chested Cuckoo. Common Cuckoo [female] would have eyes orange to pale brown. Tail markings appear as broken bars rather than spots. Barring on throat extends right up, not just to top of chest.
Date:   2014-01-26 06:38:23
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   David Kennedy
Comment:   Agreed - young Red-chested Cuckoo
Date:   2014-02-24 14:48:51
Species name:   Cuculus solitarius -- Red-chested Cuckoo; Piet-my-vrou
Species code:   343

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