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Himantopus himantopus(Linnaeus, 1758)

Black-winged stilt

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: East Timor
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1854 Himantopus leucocephalus. ♂. E.Timor. 84]

Species known to occur in Singapore.
Imaged Wallace Specimen from East Timor .

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Charadriiformes: Recurvirostridae (Stilts & Avocets)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Himantopus leucocephalus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring