Bird Pictures Archive

Record details

BirdPix:   74850
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3419AD
Observer:   Kennedy D.
Date of record:   2019-03-18
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Accompanied by Coot. Note the youngster - not sure who it belongs to.
Last updated:   2020-03-31 16:19:50
Sp. code:   210
Species name:   Gallinula chloropus
Common name:   Common Moorhen -- Grootwaterhoender
Family:   Rallidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
VM-number: 74850 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   With Red-knobbed Coot (on a separate record) to right, immature Common Moorhen between the two
Date:   2019-04-05 13:48:47
Species name:   Gallinula chloropus -- Common Moorhen; Grootwaterhoender
Species code:   210

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