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BirdPix:   17561
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2930DD
Observer:   Jackson Mike
Date of record:   2015-04-24
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Male and female arrived at garden feeding station. The male joined the Mannikin Finches at the seed on the ground, while the female looked on from the fence!
Last updated:   2018-10-24 08:36:57
Sp. code:   833
Species name:   Lagonosticta rubricata
Common name:   African (Blue-billed) Firefinch -- Kaapse Vuurvinkie
Family:   Estrildidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   African Firefinch
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 17561 - photo: 1
VM-number: 17561 - photo: 2
VM-number: 17561 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Date:   2015-05-14 05:58:06
Species name:   Lagonosticta rubricata -- African (Blue-billed) Firefinch; Kaapse Vuurvinkie
Species code:   833

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