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BirdPix:   1672
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3419AC
Observer:   Underhill L.G
Date of record:   2004-10-10
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2023-04-10 11:39:04
Sp. code:   288
Species name:   Larus cirrocephalus
Common name:   Grey-headed Gull -- Gryskopmeeu
Family:   Laridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:  
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-1672
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 1672 - photo: 1
VM-number: 1672 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Karis Daniel
Comment:   Thin, two-toned bill, partial hood and lots of black in flight feathers (rules out Hartlaub's). Legs also quite orange.
Date:   2023-04-10 11:39:04
Species name:   Larus cirrocephalus -- Grey-headed Gull; Gryskopmeeu
Species code:   288

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