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Ardea sumatranaRaffles, 1822

Great-billed heron

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Isle of Goram
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 185 Ardea typhon. Tem. Goram. 2. / Pl. Col. 475] [MUS. BRIT. Isle of Goram ♂ AR. Wallace]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Isle of Goram.

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Ciconiiformes: Ardeidae (Herons & Bitterns)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Ardea typhon
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Goram, Batchian
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring