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BirdPix:   6742
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2832AD
Observer:   Robinson D.M
Date of record:   2014-02-03
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Both birds were road mortalities. The second bird was found a kilometre or so further north on the same loop road.
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:
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VM-number: 6742 - photo: 1
VM-number: 6742 - photo: 2
VM-number: 6742 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   David Kennedy
Comment:   Tails would support m (left) and f Square-tailed Nightjar. Second opinion, please?
Date:   2014-02-14 15:55:04
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Colin Summersgill
Date:   2014-08-03 07:25:01
Species name:   Caprimulgus fossii -- Square-tailed (Mozambique) Nightjar; Laeveldnaguil
Species code:   376

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