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BirdPix:   19233
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2832CC
Observer:   Eastwood Celeste; Mark Eastwood, Kate du Randt, Dean du Randt
Date of record:   2015-08-09
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Regularly spotted sitting on tar road at night in this specific spot near the harbour. Can get extremely close to them whilst in one's vehicle.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   376
Species name:   Caprimulgus fossii
Common name:   Square-tailed (Mozambique) Nightjar -- Laeveldnaguil
Family:   Caprimulgidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Square-Tailed Nightjar
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-19233
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 19233 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Comment:  
Date:   2015-08-16 10:03:57
Species name:   Caprimulgus fossii -- Square-tailed (Mozambique) Nightjar; Laeveldnaguil
Species code:   376

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