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Record details

BirdPix:   109762
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318AA
Observer:   Bull Graham
Date of record:   2020-04-25
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2022-03-11 14:29:26
Sp. code:   159
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus
Common name:   Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk) -- Swartsperwer
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   African Marsh Harrier
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-109762
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 109762 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Rufous underparts with dark streaks. Long tail, wing tips not meeting tail tip. Eye colour looks almost yellow, rather than the grey of a juvenile, so possible sub-adult?
Date:   2020-04-25 11:35:00
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus -- Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk); Swartsperwer
Species code:   159
Comment number:   2
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Comment:   Agree with Lisl
Date:   2020-04-27 06:07:43
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus -- Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk); Swartsperwer
Species code:   159

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