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BirdPix:   17573
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3418AB
Observer:   Maciver M
Date of record:   2015-05-11
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   A new pair of Black Sparrowhawks has moved onto a very small open patch of ground in the suburb of Meadowridge. They have built a nest in a Blue Gum tree, female has a mite infestion, but the feathers on her head are growing back. No feather regrowth on face. She is very vocal and looks fit and well.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   159
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus
Common name:   Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk) -- Swartsperwer
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Female Black Sparrowhawk
Institution:   ADU-UCT
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Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 17573 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Date:   2015-05-15 08:00:32
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus -- Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk); Swartsperwer
Species code:   159

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