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BirdPix:   17562
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2930DD
Observer:   Jackson Mike
Date of record:   2015-04-12
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Has become a regular visitor to the gum tree behind us recently. Previously have only heard and seen it hunting high above us on the wing. He moves off though when the Black Sparrowhawks arrive.
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   160
Species name:   Accipiter tachiro
Common name:   African Goshawk (incl. Red-chested) -- Afrikaanse Sperwer
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   African Goshawk
Institution:   ADU-UCT
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VM-number: 17562 - photo: 1
VM-number: 17562 - photo: 2
VM-number: 17562 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Date:   2015-05-14 05:57:28
Species name:   Accipiter tachiro -- African Goshawk (incl. Red-chested); Afrikaanse Sperwer
Species code:   160

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