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BirdPix:   37431
Province:   Mpumalanga
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2529CA
Observer:   du Plessis D; Sumari Swanepoel
Date of record:   2011-07-02
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Loskop Mountain Bushveld (northern slope woodland)
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:   Rufous-cheeked Nightjar
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-37431
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 37431 - photo: 1
VM-number: 37431 - photo: 2
VM-number: 37431 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   I would rule out Rufous-cheeked Nightjar as it is a migrant. Either Freckled Nightjar or Fiery-necked Nightjar. Buff and white patches on the body point toward Fiery-necked Nightjar
Date:   2017-11-23 13:01:21
Species name:   FAMILY Caprimulgidae -- Nightjar (unidentified)
Species code:   14204

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