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BirdPix:   17711
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318DC
Observer:   Jacobs Gary
Date of record:   2015-05-16
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   These birds appear every week. not sure if it is the same one with plumage changing
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   159
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus
Common name:   Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk) -- Swartsperwer
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   African harrier hawk(gymnogene)?
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-17711
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 17711 - photo: 1
VM-number: 17711 - photo: 2
VM-number: 17711 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   Interesting three differing forms of juvenile, from pale to dark rufous.
Date:   2015-05-27 21:39:18
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus -- Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk); Swartsperwer
Species code:   159

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