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BirdPix:   50528
Province:   Gauteng
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2627BB
Observer:   Willis C.K.
Date of record:   2018-02-27
Number of photos:   2
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-50528
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 50528 - photo: 1
VM-number: 50528 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Difficult to ID a nightjar from a photo. Grey colour, absence of rufous collar and long wings point towards European Nightjar, which occur in very low densities in the area. Difficult to confirm the ID without the details of the wing and tail pattern
Date:   2018-03-01 18:55:35
Species name:   FAMILY Caprimulgidae -- Nightjar (unidentified)
Species code:   14204

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