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BirdPix:   1589
Country:   Namibia
Locus:   2214CD
Observer:   Steen L.
Date of record:   2013-03-03
Number of photos:   1
Last updated:   2018-10-24 08:36:57
Sp. code:   269
Species name:   Recurvirostra avosetta
Common name:   Pied (Avocet) Avocet -- Bontelsie
Family:   Recurvirostridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Pied Avocet
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 1589 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   To the left is Bar-tailed Godwit (Limosa lapponica), bird in the centre is a Greater Flamingo (Phoenicopterus ruber) and the bird on the right is a Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)
Date:   2014-02-11 07:27:42
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Jake Mulvaney
Date:   2014-04-14 11:01:21
Species name:   Recurvirostra avosetta -- Pied (Avocet) Avocet; Bontelsie
Species code:   269

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