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BirdPix:   5016
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2931AD
Observer:   Wright M; Ryan Edwards
Date of record:   2012-12-21
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   This is understood to be the southern-most breeding colony in Southern Africa. The colony breeds in a natural erosion canyon about 1.5km NE of this and about 450m from the beach.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   409
Species name:   Merops bullockoides
Common name:   White-fronted Bee-eater -- Rooikeelbyvreter
Family:   Meropidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   White-fronted Bee-eater
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-5016
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 5016 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Megan Loftie-Eaton
Comment:  
Date:   2013-10-29 09:39:09
Species name:   Merops bullockoides -- White-fronted Bee-eater; Rooikeelbyvreter
Species code:   409

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