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Record details

BirdPix:   95693
Province:  
Country:   Malawi
Locus:   1033DB
Observer:   Booysen M.
Date of record:   2019-08-15
Number of photos:   3
Notes:  
Last updated:   2022-03-11 14:29:26
Sp. code:   177
Species name:   Scleroptila shelleyi
Common name:   Shelley's Francolin -- Laeveldpatrys
Family:   Phasianidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Rufous-throated Francolin Scleroptila whytei
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-95693
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 95693 - photo: 1
VM-number: 95693 - photo: 2
VM-number: 95693 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Garth Aiston
Comment:   Subspecies whytei
Date:   2019-10-23 20:06:28
Species name:   Scleroptila shelleyi -- Shelley's Francolin; Laeveldpatrys
Species code:   177
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   "Whyte's Francolin" according to HBW, with buff face and neck, white lores, white postocular streak and irregular dark spots on the side of the neck. Pending IOC specie split.
Date:   2019-10-27 06:42:47
Species name:   Scleroptila shelleyi -- Shelley's Francolin; Laeveldpatrys
Species code:   177

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