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BirdPix:   22486
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2832CC
Observer:   Johnstone Richard Alan
Date of record:   2015-11-28
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   14204
Species name:   FAMILY Caprimulgidae
Common name:   Nightjar (unidentified)
Family:   Caprimulgidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   European nightjar
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-22486
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 22486 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Wings look very short for a European Nightjar. Difficult to confirm (and to exclude Fiery-necked Nightjar) without description of wing and tail pattern.
Date:   2017-10-22 18:18:15
Species name:   FAMILY Caprimulgidae -- Nightjar (unidentified)
Species code:   14204

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