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Halcyon coromanda(Latham, 1790)

Ruddy kingfisher

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. 1862 Halcyon lilacina, Bp. coroman deliana. Scop. ♀ Sumatra 115 / E. COROMANDA NEOPHOEA]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Coraciiformes: Alcedinidae (Kingfishers)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Halcyon lilacina ; E. coromana neophoea
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring