Bird Pictures Archive

Record details

BirdPix:   10109
Province:  
Country:   Malawi
Locus:   1033DB
Observer:   Brown Gary; Fiona Brown
Date of record:   2014-08-23
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   106
Species name:   Gyps coprotheres
Common name:   Cape Vulture (Griffon) -- Kransaasvoel
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-10109
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 10109 - photo: 1
VM-number: 10109 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Mobbed by a Corvus albicollis -- White-necked Raven. Record reported to Vulpro as it is very unusual to find Cape Vulture in Malawi. Vulpro confirmed that the first photo, showing the dark line of spots on upperwing, confirms the ID.
Date:   2017-08-16 10:49:35
Species name:   Gyps coprotheres -- Cape Vulture (Griffon); Kransaasvoel
Species code:   106

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