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BirdPix:   24033
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2930DD
Observer:   Jackson Mike
Date of record:   2016-01-30
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Same bird came back to same spot today 2 Feb 2016. Got sight of underwing on arrival and leaving. Very pale to white with little discernable pattern, unlike the Steppe buzzards in the area. Very pale eye.
Last updated:   2019-02-12 12:15:55
Sp. code:   155
Species name:   Buteo [oreophilus] trizonatus
Common name:   Forest Buzzard -- Bosjakkalsvoel
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Forest Buzzard
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 24033 - photo: 1
VM-number: 24033 - photo: 2
VM-number: 24033 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Pale underwing, no black band on the tail tip
Date:   2017-10-25 21:22:47
Species name:   Buteo [oreophilus] trizonatus -- Forest Buzzard; Bosjakkalsvoel
Species code:   155

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