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BirdPix:   16138
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2832AD
Observer:   Robinson D.M
Date of record:   2015-02-28
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   294
Species name:   Sterna paradisaea
Common name:   Arctic Tern -- Arktiese Sterretjie
Family:   Laridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Artic Tern ?
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-16138
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 16138 - photo: 1
VM-number: 16138 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Small tern with dark shoulder: white rump and light grey edge on the primaries exclude Common Tern. With larger Swift Tern
Date:   2017-11-04 20:54:31
Species name:   Sterna paradisaea -- Arctic Tern; Arktiese Sterretjie
Species code:   294

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