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BirdPix:   183
Province:   Gaza Province
Country:   Mozambique
Locus:   2533BA
Observer:   Underhill L.G; Submitted on behalf of Nicolette T. Forbes Marine
Date of record:   2012-08-03
Number of photos:   2
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:41
Sp. code:   231
Species name:   Haematopus moquini
Common name:   African Black Oystercatcher -- Swarttobie
Family:   Haematopodidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   African Black Oystercatcher
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 183 - photo: 1
VM-number: 183 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Les Underhill
Comment:   As far as I am aware, this is the northernmost record of African Black Oystercatcher on the east coast of Africa!
Date:   2013-01-11 08:26:43
Species name:   Haematopus moquini -- African Black Oystercatcher; Swarttobie
Species code:   231

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