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Gallinago stenura(Bonaparte, 1831)

Pin-tailed snipe

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sumatra
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace 1861 Scolopax stenura. Temm. ♂. Sumatra. 19.]

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

Taxon Information

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