Anas sp. nov. 'Saint Paul'

Saint Paul Island duck



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Saint Paul Island


Biology & Ecology










Bourne, W. R. P. et al. (1983). Probable Garganey on St. Paul and Amsterdam Islands, Indian Ocean. Wildfowl 34: 127-129.

Barrow, John. (1806). A voyage to Cochinchina, in the years 1792 and 1793. To which is annexed an account of a journey made in the years 1801 and 1802, to the residence of the chief of the Booshuana nation. London: printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies. [Julian Hume erroneously titles this work: "Some Account of the Public Life, and a Selection from the Unpublished Writings, of the Earl of Macartney. Two volumes"]

Olson, S. L. and Jouventin, P. (1996). A new species of small flightless duck from Amsterdam Island, southern Indian Ocean (Anatidae: Aves). Condor 98(1): 1-9.

Sayol, Ferran, Steinbauer, Manuel J., Blackburn, Tim M., Antonelli, Alexandre and Faurby, Søren. (2020). Anthropogenic extinctions conceal widespread evolution of flightlessness in birds. Science Advances 6(49): eabb6095. [Supplementary Material (Data File S1)]

Tyrberg, Tommy. (2009). Holocene avian extinctions, pp. 63-106. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. Oxford, UK & New York, USA: Oxford University Press. xii + 352 pp.


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