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Record details

BirdPix:   95472
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318CD
Observer:   Underhill LG
Date of record:   2019-10-21
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2023-03-14 15:18:12
Sp. code:   911
Species name:   Acrocephalus scirpaceus
Common name:   Common Reed Warbler -- Hermanse Rietsanger
Family:   Sylviidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Karoo Prinia
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-95472
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 95472 - photo: 1
VM-number: 95472 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Pink legs. Unstreaked breast. Narrow, brown tail. Rufous rump.
Date:   2019-10-22 13:20:28
Species name:   Acrocephalus baeticatus -- African (African Marsh-Warbler) Reed-Warbler; Kleinrietsanger
Species code:   606
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Acrocephalus baeticatus (African Reed-Warbler or African Marsh-Warbler) merged with Acrocephalus scirpaceus (Common Reed Warbler)
Date:   2023-03-14 15:18:12
Species name:   Acrocephalus scirpaceus -- Common Reed Warbler; Hermanse Rietsanger
Species code:   911

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