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Spilornis cheela pallidusWalden, 1872

Crested serpent-eagle (pallidus)

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Sarawak?
Label transcription: [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Spiornis pallidus Wald. ? bacha ♀ Loc. Sarawak? Ex. Coll. Wallace / Figure Pl. ix fig of 1st vol cat Bos ly Sharpe. probably a Maly Pen escape not Borneo {...} 11]

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

Taxon Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Accipitriformes: Accipitridae (Kites, Hawks & Eagles)
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Spilornis pallidus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Natural History Museum Tring