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Aethopyga siparaja(Raffles, 1822)

Crimson sunbird

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sarawak
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1855 Nectarinea siparaja. Raffl. Sarawak. 91] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Aethopyga siparaya Loc. Sarawak Coll ARWallace]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Sarawak.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Passeriformes: Nectariniidae (Sunbirds)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Aethopyga siparaja
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Sarawak, Banjarmasin
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring