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Record details

BirdPix:   141498
Province:   Gauteng
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2528AD
Observer:   Kennedy D.
Date of record:   2020-12-04
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Apologies for poor-quality photos
Last updated:   2022-03-11 14:29:26
Sp. code:   63
Species name:   Butorides striatus
Common name:   Green-backed (Striated) Heron -- Groenrugreier
Family:   Ardeidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Heron/Bittern
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-141498
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 141498 - photo: 1
VM-number: 141498 - photo: 2
VM-number: 141498 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Juvenile. Face with white lines. Underparts with black and white streakes.
Date:   2020-12-04 14:17:09
Species name:   Butorides striatus -- Green-backed (Striated) Heron; Groenrugreier
Species code:   63

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