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Elanus caeruleus hypoleucusGould, 1859

Black-winged kite

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 Elanus hypoleucus. Gould ♀ Makassar. 17. / Elanus hypoleucus Gould] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Type Elanus hypoleucus Gould ♀ Loc. Makassar Ex. Coll. Wallace]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Accipitriformes: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks & Eagles)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Elanus hypoleucus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring