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Record details

BirdPix:   50602
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2530AD
Observer:   Kennedy D.
Date of record:   2018-02-24
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Could be female Bishop, Quelea, Widow
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   854
Species name:   Anomalospiza imberbis
Common name:   Cuckoo Finch (Parasitic Weaver) -- Koekoekvink
Family:   Viduidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Uncertain
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-50602
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 50602 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Massive bill with angled gape. Short tail, toes with long claws. Upper mandible still showing some black, a male going out of breeding plumage.
Date:   2018-03-15 19:06:35
Species name:   Anomalospiza imberbis -- Cuckoo Finch (Parasitic Weaver); Koekoekvink
Species code:   854

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