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BirdPix:   25762
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2832AB
Observer:   McCutcheon Ian
Date of record:   2012-12-30
Number of photos:   3
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:   Fiery-necked Nightjar
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-25762
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 25762 - photo: 1
VM-number: 25762 - photo: 2
VM-number: 25762 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Outer tail feather looks entirely white from the tip to the rump, which points toward Square-tailed Nightjar. Difficult to confirm the ID without a description of the wing spots (or call)
Date:   2017-10-22 19:29:25
Species name:   FAMILY Caprimulgidae -- Nightjar (unidentified)
Species code:   14204

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