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BirdPix:   2905
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3422BB
Observer:   Kennedy David
Date of record:   2007-10-01
Number of photos:   2
Notes:   Again, struggling with possible juveniles of either Cape or White-breasted Cormorants. Comments, please?
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   47
Species name:   Phalacrocorax lucidus
Common name:   White-breasted (Great) Cormorant -- Witborsduiker
Family:   Phalacrocoracidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Cape Cormorant Phalacrocorax capensis
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
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VM-number: 2905 - photo: 1
VM-number: 2905 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   White-breasted Cormorant - base of bill is yellow, but gular patch is white. White too large and distinct for juvenile Cape.
Date:   2014-01-26 15:02:47
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Date:   2017-05-10 09:11:28
Species name:   Phalacrocorax lucidus -- White-breasted (Great) Cormorant; Witborsduiker
Species code:   47

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