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Record details

BirdPix:   234677
Province:   Gauteng
Country:   South Africa
Locus:   2627DB
Observer:   Lavery K
Date of record:   2022-09-02
Number of photos:   1
Notes:  
Last updated:   2022-09-03 14:52:10
Sp. code:   102
Species name:   Netta erythrophthalma
Common name:   Southern Pochard -- Bruineend
Family:   Anatidae
Record status:   ACCEPTED
Collector's species id:   Maccoa Duck
Institution:   ADU-UCT
Record URL:   https://vmus.adu.org.za/?vm=BirdPix-234677
Links:   • Locus: Summary | Records       • Species: Records | Distribution map
VM-number: 234677 - photo: 1

Comments by the Expert Panel on this record:

Comment number:   1
By:   Mark Stanton
Comment:   Maccoa duck has head darker than body plumage, dark eye and blue bill. The southern pochard has overall similar plumage colour, pale bill and red eye (as seen in image)
Date:   2022-09-03 14:52:10
Species name:   Netta erythrophthalma -- Southern Pochard; Bruineend
Species code:   102

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