Bird Pictures Archive

Record details

BirdPix:   19901
Province:  
Country:   Botswana
Locus:   2228BD
Observer:   Brown Gary; Fiona Brown
Date of record:   2015-08-12
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2019-02-12 12:15:55
Sp. code:   395
Species name:   Megaceryle maxima (H. maximus)
Common name:   Giant Kingfisher -- Reusevisvanger
Family:   Dacelonidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-19901
VM-number: 19901 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   White cheeks, spotted wings, crest. Bill appears light (reflecting sun?).
Date:   2018-04-24 10:41:23
Species name:   Megaceryle maxima (H. maximus) -- Giant Kingfisher; Reusevisvanger
Species code:   395

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