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Anas nesiotis (Fleming, 1935)

Campbell teal

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1886

Rediscovered in 1975

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Campbell Island and Dent Island, New Zealand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa:

OR.026381

 

Media

Above: Campbell Island Teal, Anas nesiotis, collected 19 October 1999, aviary, Mount Bruce Wildlife Reserve, Wairarapa, New Zealand. CC BY 4.0. Te Papa (OR.026381)

 

Above: Campbell Island Teal, Anas nesiotis, collected 19 October 1999, aviary, Mount Bruce Wildlife Reserve, Wairarapa, New Zealand. CC BY 4.0. Te Papa (OR.026381)

 

References

Original scientific description:

Fleming, J. H. (1935). A new genus and species of flightless duck from Campbell Island. Occasional Papers of the Royal Ontario Museum of Zoology, No. 1. 


Other references:

BirdLife International. (2013). Anas nesiotis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013: e.T22724580A47995127. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T22724580A47995127.en. Downloaded on 24 August 2016.

Gummer, H. and Berry, R. (2007). First transfer of Campbell Island teal (Anas nesiotis) to Campbell Island/Motu Ihupuku: husbandry and transfer. Department of Conservation Research & Development Series 260. Wellington, Department of Conservation.

McClelland, P. (2000). Re-introduction of the Campbell Island teal, New Zealand. Re-introduction News 19: 24-25.

Miskelly, Colin M. and Powlesland, Ralph G. (2013). Conservation translocations of New Zealand birds, 1863-2012. Notornis 60: 3-28.

 

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