Record details

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:   13542
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318DB
Observer:   Fincham J.E.
Date of record:   2014-12-15
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Male
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:41
Sp. code:   395
Species name:   Megaceryle maxima (H. maximus)
Common name:   Giant Kingfisher -- Reusevisvanger
Family:   Dacelonidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Giant Kingfisher (male)
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=-13542
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Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   This is a female, which has a russet-brown belly. The male has a russet-brown chest.
Date:   2015-01-02 08:00:31
Species name:   Megaceryle maxima (H. maximus) -- Giant Kingfisher; Reusevisvanger
Species code:   395

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