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BirdPix:   11366
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2930DD
Observer:   Jackson Mike
Date of record:   2013-12-25
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   Not sure if it is a Common Buzzard? The Head and Eye colouring are confusing! The bird did not make any sounds or calls, so no hint there.
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   129
Species name:   Milvus aegyptius
Common name:   Yellow-billed Kite -- Geelbekwou
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Black Kite
Institution:   ADU-UCT
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VM-number: 11366 - photo: 1
VM-number: 11366 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   Immature
Date:   2014-10-20 07:18:30
Species name:   Milvus aegyptius -- Yellow-billed Kite; Geelbekwou
Species code:   129

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