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On the status of Fulvous Duck and Slaty Egret in Mozambique

V Parker

... By the time of the completion of the bird atlas survey of central Mozambique, rumours of the occurrence of Slaty Egret Egretta vinaceigula in the Zambezi Delta had been heard, but the sources of the rumours could not be traced. The atlas of the birds of central Mozambique (Parker 2005) therefore did not report the presence of the species. Subsequently it has come to my attention that several sightings of single birds were made near Marromeu in the Zambezi River Delta between 2003 and 2005, and some of these are confirmed by photographs...

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