Bird Pictures Archive

Record details

BirdPix:   23949
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2832AD
Observer:   Tippett Ryan Matthew
Date of record:   2016-01-19
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Large Tern at centre with wings open.
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   296
Species name:   Sterna sandvicensis
Common name:   Sandwich Tern -- Grootsterretjie
Family:   Laridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Sandwich Tern
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   http://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-23949
VM-number: 23949 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Les Underhill
Comment:   The terns with the yellow bill tips are Sandwich Terns
Date:   2016-01-30 12:44:40
Species name:   Sterna sandvicensis -- Sandwich Tern; Grootsterretjie
Species code:   296

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