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Egretta garzetta nigripes(Temminck, 1840)

Little egret (nigripes)

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sula Is.
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1861 Egretta nigirostris. J.Gray Sula Is] [MUS. BRIT. ♂. Sula is. 1861. A.R.Wallace]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from Sula Is.

Taxon Information

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