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BirdPix:   79439
Province:  
Country:   Botswana
Locus:   2023AB
Observer:   Myburgh G
Date of record:   2019-05-25
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Black cap seems to start at top mandible. Thought it was marginally larger than Boubou but cold weather and water and fluffing of feathers may lead to this.
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:48
Sp. code:   710
Species name:   Laniarius bicolor
Common name:   Swamp Boubou -- Moeraswaterfiskaal
Family:   Malaconotidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   swamp boubou ??
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-79439
VM-number: 79439 - photo: 1
VM-number: 79439 - photo: 2
VM-number: 79439 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Tropical Boubou does not occur in the Maun area. Calls are different from the Tropical Boubou. Showing white flanks.
Date:   2019-05-27 20:08:24
Species name:   Laniarius bicolor -- Swamp Boubou; Moeraswaterfiskaal
Species code:   710

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