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Falco severus papuanusMeyer & Wiglesworth, 1893

Oriental hobby (papuanus)

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Salawatte
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1861 Hyportuorchis severus. Horsf. Salawatte] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Falco severus, Horsf. halmanus. Loc. Salwatti Ex. Coll. Wallace.]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Falconiformes: Falconidae (Falcons)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Falco severus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Salawatte, Makassar
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring