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BirdPix:   10712
Province:   KwaZulu-Natal
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2930DD
Observer:   Jackson Mike
Date of record:   2014-06-14
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Small young male with dove prey (obscured by leaves). He took nearly 10 minutes to kill the dove before consuming!
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   159
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus
Common name:   Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk) -- Swartsperwer
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Accipiter melanoleucas
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-10712
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 10712 - photo: 1
VM-number: 10712 - photo: 2
VM-number: 10712 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Malcolm Robinson
Comment:  
Date:   2014-09-28 18:26:23
Species name:   Accipiter melanoleucus -- Black Sparrowhawk (Goshawk); Swartsperwer
Species code:   159

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