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BirdPix:   6909
Province:   Free State
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2530BA
Observer:   Goosen G
Date of record:   2014-02-15
Number of photos:   1
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   760
Species name:   Nectarinia [Cinnyris] chalybea [chalybeus]
Common name:   Southern Double-collared Sunbird -- Klein-rooibandsuikerbekkie
Family:   Nectariniidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Malachite Sunbird
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
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VM-number: 6909 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   Looks to be a large sunbird, but would expect to see a clear white outer tail feather for a female Malachite Sunbird
Date:   2014-03-31 05:20:29
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Coords are east of Lydenburg. Underparts yellowish, typical of Double-collared Sunbird. Bill appears to be short.
Date:   2017-08-15 13:40:30
Species name:   Nectarinia [Cinnyris] chalybea [chalybeus] -- Southern Double-collared Sunbird; Klein-rooibandsuikerbekkie
Species code:   760

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