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Dendrocygna javanica(Horsfield, 1821)

Lesser whistling-duck

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sumatra
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1862 Castelnau. Dendrocygna arcuata. Cuv. Sumatra. / D. javanica Horsf. Syn] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Dendrocygna javanicus Loc. Sumatra Ex. Coll. A.R. Wallace]

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

Taxon Information

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