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BirdPix:   734
Province:  
Country:   Botswana
Locus:   1922DB
Observer:   Kennedy David
Date of record:   2008-12-16
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Another unfussed Xaranna owl, one of a pair living close to our tent. This one is sitting on a branch above the path to our tent, no more than a foot above our heads. Should such a thing take your fancy you could stop and have a one-sided chat, which wouldn't faze the owl one bit.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   365
Species name:   Glaucidium perlatum
Common name:   Pearl-spotted Owlet (Owl) -- Witkoluil
Family:   Strigidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Pearl-spotted Owlet Glaucidium perlatum
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-734
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 734 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Megan Loftie-Eaton
Comment:  
Date:   2013-02-07 13:21:35
Species name:   Glaucidium perlatum -- Pearl-spotted Owlet (Owl); Witkoluil
Species code:   365

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