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BirdPix:   7934
Province:   North West
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2426CD
Observer:   Kennedy D.
Date of record:   2007-02-22
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:   Nightjar - species unknown
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-7934
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 7934 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Most likely a Fiery-necked Nightjar, but difficult to ID without description of wing and tail pattern. Both European Nightjar and Rufous-cheeked Nightjar occur in low densities in the area as well
Date:   2017-10-22 18:10:31
Species name:   FAMILY Caprimulgidae -- Nightjar (unidentified)
Species code:   14204

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