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Motacilla flavaLinnaeus, 1758

Western yellow wagtail

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Moluccas
Label transcription: [Collected by A.R. Wallace. 1859. AnthrMotacilla flavesceus ♂. Ceram. 56 / viridis Scop. Blyth Drago. Moluccas]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Passeriformes: Motacillidae (Wagtails & Pipits)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Motacilla flavesceus ; ?dytes viridis
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Ceram, Makassar, Banjarmasin
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring