FMNH 370002

FM Catalog: Birds
Catalog Subset: Specimen
Scientific Name: Acrocephalus palustris
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sylviidae
Genus: Acrocephalus
Species: palustris
Collector: D. R. Paulson
Geography: Africa, Kenya, Eastern: Lake Turkana, El Molo Bay
DWc Country: Kenya
Date Collected: 16 Dec 1958
Preparations: skin(r)
Tissue Available?: No
Co-ordinates Available?: No
Sex: Female
EMu IRN: 1644825
OccurenceID: 05ebd27b-5ecd-4d5c-8dab-699879298ba1
Measurements:
Measurement takenValueUnit
skull
Weight11.3g
Fatmuch
Tissue
Molt
Gonadsfollicles not enlarged
Stomach Contents
Iris Colorpale brown
Upper Mandible Color
Lower Mandible Color
Tarsus Coloryellowish horn

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