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Record details

BirdPix:   15347
Province:   Limpopo
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2330CC
Observer:   Kennedy D.
Date of record:   2008-03-12
Number of photos:   3
Notes:   Are thickly forested - precise location difficult. Bird was distant, but with binoculars one could see that it was holding in one foot a large fragment of honeycomb, from which it was feeding. The sighting was called in at the time by guide David Letsoalo from Kurisa Moya.
Last updated:   2020-12-03 11:24:41
Sp. code:   132
Species name:   Pernis apivorus
Common name:   European Honey-buzzard -- Wespedief
Family:   Accipitridae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   European Honey Buzzard Pernis apivorus
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:
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VM-number: 15347 - photo: 1
VM-number: 15347 - photo: 2
VM-number: 15347 - photo: 3

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Lisl van Deventer
Comment:   Small head and barring on tail distinct. Dark form or sub-adult
Date:   2017-07-13 19:29:25
Species name:   Pernis apivorus -- European Honey-buzzard; Wespedief
Species code:   132

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