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BirdPix:   71940
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3422AA
Observer:   Tippett RM
Date of record:   2019-02-06
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   White Rump and tail.Shorter bill than Common tern.
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:   Arctic Tern
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-71940
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 71940 - photo: 1
VM-number: 71940 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Agree with notes. Excellent photo record!
Date:   2019-02-09 18:56:46
Species name:   Sterna paradisaea -- Arctic Tern; Arktiese Sterretjie
Species code:   294

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