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BirdPix:   112045
Province:  
Country:   Angola
Locus:   0913AA
Observer:   van der Merwe Carel
Date of record:   2019-11-03
Number of photos:   1
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-112045
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 112045 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Long wings, "short-arm-long-hand". Fairly stocky body, compared to Damara Tern.
Date:   2020-07-03 19:49:40
Species name:   Sterna paradisaea -- Arctic Tern; Arktiese Sterretjie
Species code:   294

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