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BirdPix:   90712
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3418AB
Observer:   Gie S; Gillian Anderson
Date of record:   2019-08-10
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   Gull between egret and bank - dark smudge on ear coverts, smudge around eye, two-toned bill. Possibly Black-headed gull in non-breeding plumage?
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:48
Sp. code:   59
Species name:   Egretta garzetta
Common name:   Little Egret -- Kleinwitreier
Family:   Ardeidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Black-headed Gull
Institution:   ADU-UCT
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VM-number: 90712 - photo: 1
VM-number: 90712 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Date:   2019-09-04 11:42:34
Species name:   Egretta garzetta -- Little Egret; Kleinwitreier
Species code:   59

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