A Digital Reference Collection for the Wallace Project
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. 220.127.116.113. alcedo ispida L. Indo Loc. Gilolo Ex coll. A.R.Wallace.]
NOTE: Species known to occur in Singapore. Imaged Wallace Specimen from Gilolo.