Record details

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:   94871
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318CD
Observer:   Barr Graham
Date of record:   2019-10-15
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:48
Sp. code:   870
Species name:   Fringilla coelebs
Common name:   Common (Chaffinch) Chaffinch -- Gryskoppie
Family:   Fringillidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=-94871
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Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Les Underhill
Comment:   Introduced by Cecil John Rhodes about 1900, the chaffinch has neither expanded its range nor gone extinct
Date:   2019-10-17 10:55:22
Species name:   Fringilla coelebs -- Common (Chaffinch) Chaffinch; Gryskoppie
Species code:   870

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