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BirdPix:   10710
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2930DD
Observer:   Jackson Mike
Date of record:   2014-09-09
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Regular vistor, stays for a week or two, moves off for a few weeks and returns again when food stocks rebuild I think. Attacks monkeys that come too close and recently a sparrowhawk that poached prey from 'his turf'!
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   368
Species name:   Bubo africanus
Common name:   Spotted Eagle-Owl -- Gevlekte Ooruil
Family:   Strigidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Bubo Africanus
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 10710 - photo: 1
VM-number: 10710 - photo: 2
VM-number: 10710 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Date:   2014-09-28 18:28:12
Species name:   Bubo africanus -- Spotted Eagle-Owl; Gevlekte Ooruil
Species code:   368

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