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Record details

BirdPix:   67847
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3421AD
Observer:   Stenvert M; Andrew de Blocq 13991; Dominic Rollinson; Jesleena Suri.
Date of record:   2017-05-15
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   A confiding bird, carefully stepping by us within 2m distance, not showing any direct interest in us at all.
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:19:50
Sp. code:   864
Species name:   Chionis alba
Common name:   Greater Sheathbill -- Grootskedebek (Peddie)
Family:   Chionidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Greater (Snowy) Sheathbill
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 67847 - photo: 1
VM-number: 67847 - photo: 2
VM-number: 67847 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Date:   2018-12-29 18:09:06
Species name:   Chionis alba -- Greater Sheathbill; Grootskedebek (Peddie)
Species code:   864

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