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BirdPix:   16344
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2930DD
Observer:   Jackson Mike; Linda Jackson
Date of record:   2015-03-22
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Late afternoon, perched high up, calling with a single syllable whistle without the characterisyic click sound before the whistle. The eyes were a striking bright red colour (seen with binoculars) and not orange as it seems in the photo.
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   712
Species name:   Dryoscopus cubla
Common name:   Black-backed (Southern) Puffback -- Sneeubal
Family:   Malaconotidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Black-backed Puffback
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 16344 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Date:   2015-03-23 07:47:12
Species name:   Dryoscopus cubla -- Black-backed (Southern) Puffback; Sneeubal
Species code:   712

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