Birds with Odd Plumages

Record details

BOP:   552
Province:   Western Cape
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   3318AC
Observer:   Underhill LG
Date of record:   2019-05-05
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   The bird has the white eye of Grey-headed Gull, but the head colours are vaguely pink
Last updated:   2020-03-31 18:20:10
Sp. code:   288
Species name:   Larus cirrocephalus
Common name:   Grey-headed Gull -- Gryskopmeeu
Family:   Laridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Grey-headed Gull
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BOP-552
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 552 - photo: 1
VM-number: 552 - photo: 2
VM-number: 552 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:  
Date:   2019-05-06 15:53:42
Species name:   Larus cirrocephalus -- Grey-headed Gull; Gryskopmeeu
Species code:   288

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