Bird Pictures Archive

Record details

BirdPix:   25459
Province:   Northern Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2621DD
Observer:   Finn Kyle; Laura Meldrum
Date of record:   2016-04-02
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   Spotted on 2 April 2016 around a dam, foraging for insects. Still present through 6 April 2016
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   397
Species name:   Alcedo cristata
Common name:   Malachite Kingfisher -- Kuifkopvisvanger
Family:   Alcedinidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Malachite Kingfisher
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 25459 - photo: 1
VM-number: 25459 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Date:   2016-04-07 06:13:02
Species name:   Alcedo cristata -- Malachite Kingfisher; Kuifkopvisvanger
Species code:   397

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