recent southern african twitches

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the date: 14 November 2004

the place: Leeupan in Benoni near Johannesburg.

the bird: Asiatic Dowitcher

Photo © Neels Jackson

the people: This represented the first record of this species for Southern Africa and only the second record for Africa with the previous one from Kenya in November 1966. A number of people travelled from all over the country to see this bird. Photos are © Trevor Hardaker.

14 November 2004


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