Record details

:   8686
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2531BB
Observer:   de Beer Len
Date of record:   2012-01-03
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   14204
Species name:   FAMILY Caprimulgidae
Common name:   Nightjar (unidentified)
Family:   Caprimulgidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=-8686
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Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   I would go with Fiery-necked Nightjar (Caprimulgus pectoralis)
Date:   2014-07-13 06:15:07
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Agree, most likely a Fiery-necked Nightjar but difficult to confirm without description of wing and tail pattern.
Date:   2017-10-22 18:04:44
Species name:   FAMILY Caprimulgidae -- Nightjar (unidentified)
Species code:   14204

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