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BirdPix:   4742
Province:  
Country:   Botswana
Locus:   1923CB
Observer:   White Aron
Date of record:   2013-08-21
Number of photos:   2
Notes:  
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   167
Species name:   Circus ranivorus
Common name:   African Marsh-Harrier -- Afrikaanse Vleivalk
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   African Marsh Harrier
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-4742
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 4742 - photo: 1
VM-number: 4742 - photo: 2

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Colin Summersgill
Comment:   From what I can see of it, it does look like a harrier
Date:   2014-01-21 18:27:36
Species name:  
Species code:   0
Comment number:   2
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Juvenile, with pale leading edge on shoulders
Date:   2017-08-03 19:47:24
Species name:   Circus ranivorus -- African Marsh-Harrier; Afrikaanse Vleivalk
Species code:   167

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