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Ixobrychus sinensis(Gmelin, JF, 1789)

Yellow bittern

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Ceram
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 18589 Ardeola sinensis. Gm. ♂. Ceram. Juv. 52. / sinensis lepida Juv.] [MUS. BRIT. I S. SINENSIS ♂ 1859 Ceram A.R.Wallace.]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Ciconiiformes: Ardeidae (Herons & Bitterns)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Ardeota sinensis
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Ceram, Java
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring