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Pericrocotus speciosus(Latham, 1790)

Scarlet Minivet

Image acquired with permission from the Natural History Museum at Tring, United Kingdom. Specimen collected by A. R. Wallace. Specimen locality: Singapore
Label transcription: [Coll. by A.R. Wallace. 1854 Pericrocotus flammeus. Blyth Byth][Eyes, b(ell?),tll black ♂ Singapore 146] [No. Brit. Mus. Reg. Pericocrotus xanthogaster (Raffe.s) Loc. Singapore Res. by Wallace]

Yuchen Ang
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Basic Information

Vertebrata: Aves: Passeriformes: Campephagidae (Cuckooshrikes and Minivets)
Residency Status:
Nationally Extinct


IUCN Redlist status:
Least concern