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BirdPix:   8272
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3418BD
Observer:   Navarro R.A.
Date of record:   2014-04-08
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   772
Species name:   Nectarinia [Chalcomitra] amethystina
Common name:   Amethyst (Black) Sunbird -- Swartsuikerbekkie
Family:   Nectariniidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Black Sunbird (Female)
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-8272
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 8272 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Long bill, pale moustache and streaked throat = female Amethyst Sunbird (quite out of range in this area - reporting rate less than 10%).
Date:   2017-08-15 15:11:29
Species name:   Nectarinia [Chalcomitra] amethystina -- Amethyst (Black) Sunbird; Swartsuikerbekkie
Species code:   772

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