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Alcedo atthis bengalensisGmelin, JF, 1788

Indian small blue kingfisher

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Gilolo
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R.Wallace. 1860 Alcedo bengalensis. Gme Gilolo 104] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. alcedo ispida L. Indo Loc. Gilolo Ex coll. A.R.Wallace.]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Coraciiformes: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Alcedo ispida
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring