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BirdPix:   2785
Province:   Rift Province
Country:   Kenya
Locus:   0036CD
Observer:   Cronje Pieter
Date of record:   2013-06-22
Number of photos:   1
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   2682
Species name:   Oenanthe lugubris
Common name:   Abyssinian Black Wheatear
Family:   Muscicapidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Mourning Wheatear - Oenanthe lugens schalowi
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 2785 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   Pied Wheatear (Oenanthe pleschanka)
Date:   2015-07-12 20:13:04
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Abyssinian Black Wheatear is a full specie, separate from Mourning Wheatear (see IOC 7.2). White-bellied subspecie -- Oenanthe lugubris schalowi -- recognised in 2010. Pied Wheatear occurs in area from September to March (this record in June). Different subspecies of Abyssinian Wheatear (including white-bellied morph) illustrated with photos in
Date:   2017-08-01 16:05:48
Species name:   Oenanthe lugubris -- Abyssinian Black Wheatear
Species code:   2682

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