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BirdPix:   3606
Province:   Limpopo
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2430AB
Observer:   Jessnitz V
Date of record:   2011-05-17
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:41
Sp. code:   772
Species name:   Nectarinia [Chalcomitra] amethystina
Common name:   Amethyst (Black) Sunbird -- Swartsuikerbekkie
Family:   Nectariniidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-3606
VM-number: 3606 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   David Kennedy
Comment:   Possibly Marico Sunbird, but image is too small to be sure.
Date:   2013-08-24 19:40:49
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Habitat supports Amethyst, rather than Marico Sunbird (Lekgalameetse consist of rolling grassy hills, lush kloofs and indigenous forests)
Date:   2017-08-01 12:06:19
Species name:   Nectarinia [Chalcomitra] amethystina -- Amethyst (Black) Sunbird; Swartsuikerbekkie
Species code:   772

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