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BirdPix:   274243
Province:   Eastern Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3228DA
Observer:   Gie S
Date of record:   2023-09-29
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2024-02-02 08:34:34
Sp. code:   10009
Species name:   N/A
Common name:   Terns (unidentified) -- Onbekende Sterretjies
Family:   Laridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-274243
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 274243 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Slender, black bill. Either Common Tern or Little Tern - both are regularly recorded in the area. (Damara Tern and Arctic Tern are uncommon in the area).
Date:   2024-02-02 08:34:34
Species name:   N/A -- Terns (unidentified); Onbekende Sterretjies
Species code:   10009

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