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Record details

BirdPix:   29589
Province:   Limpopo
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2331CC
Observer:   Catto Sarah; Coen van den Berg
Date of record:   2016-09-01
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Oldest known wild bird on SAFRING's database - ~23 years 10 months. Ring number G19378
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:41
Sp. code:   108
Species name:   Torgos tracheliotus
Common name:   Lappet-faced Vulture -- Swartaasvoel
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Lappet faced Vulture
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 29589 - photo: 1
VM-number: 29589 - photo: 2
VM-number: 29589 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Date:   2016-09-15 06:37:30
Species name:   Torgos tracheliotus -- Lappet-faced Vulture; Swartaasvoel
Species code:   108

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