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Ixobrychus flavicollis(Latham, 1790)

Black bittern

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Bouru
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1861 Ardetta flavicollis. Lath. ♂. Bouru. 57.] [MUS. BRIT. ♂ 1861 Bouru.]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Ciconiiformes: Ardeidae (Herons & Bitterns)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Ardea flavicollis ; D. flavicollis
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Bouru, Batchian, Ceram
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring