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Dendrocygna arcuata arcuata(Horsfield, 1824)

Wandering whistling-duck (east indian)

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Makassar
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1856 Dendrocyna vagans. Eyton ♂ Makassar 65] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. ♂ Dendrocygna arcuata, (Cuv) Loc. Makassar Ex. Coll. A.R. Wallace]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Anseriformes: Anatidae (Ducks & Geese)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Dendrocygna arcuata
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Makassar, Timor
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring