A Digital Reference Collection for the Wallace Project
Milvus migrans affinisGould, 1838
Black kite (affinis)
Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Makassar Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1856 milvus affinis. Gould. ♀ Makassar 16. small race. / 188.8.131.526. Milvus govinda but a smaller bird] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. 184.108.40.2066. Milvus affinis. Gould. Loc. Makassar Ex. Coll. Wallace]
NOTE: Species known to occur in Singapore. Imaged Wallace Specimen from Makassar.