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Anas nesiotis (Fleming, 1935:1)

Campbell teal, Campbell Island teal

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonyms: Xenonetta nesiotis J.H. Fleming, 1935: Occas. Papers Roy. Ontario Mus., Zool. 1: 1 – Campbell Island.; Anas castanea nesiotis (J.H. Fleming, 1935:1); Checklist Committee 1953, Checklist N.Z. Birds: 35.; Anas aucklandica nesiotis (J.H. Fleming, 1935:1); Checklist Committee 1990, Checklist Birds N.Z.: 104.

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1886

Rediscovered in 1975

IUCN RedList status: Endangered

 

Distribution

Campbell Island (Motu Ihupuku) 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.

Checklist Committee (OSNZ). (2010). Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand, Norfolk and Macquarie Islands, and the Ross Dependency, Antarctica (4th ed.). Ornithological Society of New Zealand & Te Papa Press, Wellington. [p. 45]

Checklist Committee (OSNZ). (2022). Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand (5th edition). Ornithological Society of New Zealand Occasional Publication No. 1. Wellington: Ornithological Society of New Zealand. [p. 34]

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.

McClelland, P. J. (2002). An assessment of the success of a recently introduced population of Campbell Island teal (Anas nesiotis) on Codfish Island (Whenua Hou Nature Reserve) and implications for returning teal to Campbell Island. Unpublished M.App.Sci. thesis. Lincoln, New Zealand: Lincoln University. 97 pp.

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

Williams, M. J. and Robertson, C. J. R. (1996). The Campbell Island teal Anas aucklandica nesiotis: history and review. Wildfowl 47: 134-165.

 

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