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Egretta sacra sacra(Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Pacific reef-heron

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Timor
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1861 Herodias jugularis. BL. ♀. E. Timor. 86. / Ardetta gularis 2.6] [MUS. BRIT. ♀ E. Timor A.R.Wallace [c]]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Ciconiiformes: Ardeidae (Herons & Bitterns)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Herodias jugularis ; Gargetta immaculata
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Timor, Morty Is.
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring