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Record details

BirdPix:   8158
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318CD
Observer:   Sharp A
Date of record:   2014-03-12
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   10009
Species name:   N/A
Common name:   Terns (unidentified) -- Onbekende Sterretjies
Family:   Laridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Possibly Arctic Tern?
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-8158
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 8158 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   Given the image size, these look like terns.
Date:   2014-06-05 05:24:28
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   A mixed flock of terns with Swift Tern, Common Tern and possible Arctic Tern
Date:   2018-04-08 17:45:44
Species name:   N/A -- Terns (unidentified); Onbekende Sterretjies
Species code:   10009

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