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Ardea albaLinnaeus, 1758

Great egret

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Moro
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1861 Herodias alba L. Moro / Egretta symatophora. Gould. or n.s. legs layer all bk. buse part of {flyh} 4 1/2 in 9.917]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Ciconiiformes: Ardeidae (Herons & Bitterns)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Egretta symatophora
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Moro, Timor
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring