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BirdPix:   311
Province:   Eastern Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3425BA
Observer:   De Swardt D.H.
Date of record:   2012-03-17
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   Bird with colourrings foraging at shore of Cape Recife near Willows
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: 311 - photo: 1
VM-number: 311 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Jason Kyle Boyce
Comment:   Great! Will inform Les About the Rings, although you might have done so already.
Date:   2012-08-28 12:08:21
Species name:   Haematopus moquini -- African Black Oystercatcher; Swarttobie
Species code:   231

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