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BirdPix:   8270
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3418BD
Observer:   Navarro R.A.
Date of record:   2014-04-08
Number of photos:   1
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   751
Species name:   Nectarinia [Cinnyris] famosa
Common name:   Malachite Sunbird -- Jangroentjie
Family:   Nectariniidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Cinnyris chalybeus - Southern Double-collared Sunbird
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 8270 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   Looks more like a female Malachite. Would expect a duller more plain head and throat, and a plain tail for Southern Double-collared.
Date:   2014-07-19 07:20:39
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Female, with small supercilium and diffuse streaking on the breast
Date:   2017-08-15 15:16:16
Species name:   Nectarinia [Cinnyris] famosa -- Malachite Sunbird; Jangroentjie
Species code:   751

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