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Halcyon pileata(Boddaert, 1783)

Black-capped kingfisher

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sarawak
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R.Wallace. 1855 Halcyon atricapilla. Sarawak 27]

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

Taxon Information

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