Birds with Odd Plumages

Record details

BOP:   524
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318DC
Observer:   Underhill LG; submitted on behalf of photographer Gerhard Bothma
Date of record:   2019-01-16
Number of photos:   1
Notes:   Observer comments: "Note the symmetry of the pink following the facial lines. I thought they have just been sticking their heads into something that comes off on the feathers."
Last updated:   2020-12-03 13:24:43
Sp. code:   289
Species name:   Larus hartlaubii
Common name:   Hartlaub's Gull -- Hartlaubse Meeu
Family:   Laridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Hartlaubs Gull
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BOP-524
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 524 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Les Underhill
Comment:  
Date:   2019-01-22 20:47:33
Species name:   Larus hartlaubii -- Hartlaub's Gull; Hartlaubse Meeu
Species code:   289

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