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BirdPix:   6737
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2832AD
Observer:   Robinson D.M
Date of record:   2014-02-06
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Two Honey-Buzzards were mobbing a Black-breasted Snake-Eagle which was sitting on an Eskom pylon. After successfully dislodging it one of the Honey-Buzzards took its place on the pylon. This immature bird had a very "blonde" nape.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   132
Species name:   Pernis apivorus
Common name:   European Honey-buzzard -- Wespedief
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   European Honey-Buzzard (Immature)
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-6737
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 6737 - photo: 1
VM-number: 6737 - photo: 2
VM-number: 6737 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Megan Loftie-Eaton
Comment:  
Date:   2014-02-11 07:41:48
Species name:   Pernis apivorus -- European Honey-buzzard; Wespedief
Species code:   132

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