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Caprimulgus affinis affinisHorsfield, 1821

Savanna nightjar

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Lombok
Label transcription: [Collected for A.R. Wallace. 1859 ♂ Caprimulgus affinis. Horsf. Lombock.]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Caprimulgiformes: Caprimulgidae (Nightjars)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Caprimulgus affinis
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring