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BirdPix:   106921
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3421AD
Observer:   Daniel Karis; Johan van Rooyen
Date of record:   2020-03-16
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2022-03-11 14:29:26
Sp. code:   294
Species name:   Sterna paradisaea
Common name:   Arctic Tern -- Arktiese Sterretjie
Family:   Laridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-106921
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 106921 - photo: 1
VM-number: 106921 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   White rump. Long tail streamers. White trailing edge on a dark, grey wing.
Date:   2020-04-02 05:47:17
Species name:   Sterna paradisaea -- Arctic Tern; Arktiese Sterretjie
Species code:   294

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