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BirdPix:   37647
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2731DA
Observer:   Tippett RM
Date of record:   2017-05-23
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:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-37647
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 37647 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Either Square-tailed Nightjar or Fiery-necked Nightjar. Buffy outer tail feathers seem to extend all the way to the rump, which point towards Square-tailed Nightjar
Date:   2017-11-23 12:47:19
Species name:   FAMILY Caprimulgidae -- Nightjar (unidentified)
Species code:   14204

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