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Gallinago megalaSwinhoe, 1861

Swinhoe's snipe

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Mysol
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R.W Wallace 1860 Scolopax horsfieldi. Gray. Mysol. Megala. 42.]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Charadriiformes: Scolopacidae (Sandpipers & Snipes)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Scolopax horsfieldi
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Mysol, Timor
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring