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BirdPix:   2482
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318CD
Observer:   Jenkins Cathy
Date of record:   2013-05-21
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   email from Anne Koeslag has provided the following: "This is one of only two Black Sparrowhawks that have nicknames. His is “Wandering William” because he get seen in one suburb one day and another the next day. He nested in Newlands forest last year. Originally he was ringed as a juvenile in Cecilia Forest in 19th September 2007 as a juvenile."
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:   Black sparrow hawk
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 2482 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Niel Cillie
Date:   2013-09-26 18:05:49
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus -- Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk); Swartsperwer
Species code:   159

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