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BirdPix:   71417
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3030CD
Observer:   Steen L.
Date of record:   2018-12-26
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   115
Species name:   Falco subbuteo
Common name:   Eurasian Hobby -- Europese Boomvalk
Family:   Falconidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Peregrine Falcon
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-71417
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 71417 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Comment:   I believe this bird is a Eurasian Hobby rather than a Peregrine due to it being of slender form, has narrow moustarial stripe and what appears to be a rather rufous belly.
Date:   2019-02-02 19:34:34
Species name:   Falco subbuteo -- Eurasian Hobby; Europese Boomvalk
Species code:   115

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