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Record details

BirdPix:   45745
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3218AB
Observer:   du Plessis D; Marinda du Plessis
Date of record:   2012-12-16
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   Arid Estuarine Salt Marshes (estuarine water bodies)
Last updated:   2019-02-12 12:15:55
Sp. code:   255
Species name:   Calidris alba
Common name:   Sanderling -- Drietoonstrandloper
Family:   Scolopacidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Sanderling
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 45745 - photo: 1
VM-number: 45745 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Sanderling on the left in the first photo, and flying off in the second photo. With Cape Teal -- Anas capensis
Date:   2017-11-09 06:28:01
Species name:   Calidris alba -- Sanderling; Drietoonstrandloper
Species code:   255

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