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BirdPix:   2392
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318CB
Observer:   Underhill L.G
Date of record:   2002-12-08
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Pairs breed inside the walls of the "harbour" at the power station, which is really just a settling pond to get the sand out of the water
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: 2392 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Date:   2013-12-17 17:28:58
Species name:   Haematopus moquini -- African Black Oystercatcher; Swarttobie
Species code:   231

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