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BirdPix:   5015
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2931CC
Observer:   Wright M; Jon Cilliers
Date of record:   2013-06-15
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Single individual found floating in bay near docked ships. Very unusual location.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   104
Species name:   Thalassornis leuconotus
Common name:   White-backed Duck -- Witrugeend
Family:   Dendrocygnidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   White-backed Duck
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-5015
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 5015 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Matthew Axelrod
Comment:  
Date:   2013-10-29 20:06:41
Species name:   Thalassornis leuconotus -- White-backed Duck; Witrugeend
Species code:   104

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