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Anas theodori Newton & Gadow, 1893

Mascarene teal, Mauritian duck, Sauzier's teal

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1693 (Mauritius) & 1687 (Réunion)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Mauritius  & Réunion, Mascarene Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Newton, Alfred and Gadow, Hans Friedrich (1893). On additional bones of the Dodo and other extinct birds of Mauritius obtained by Mr. Théodore Sauzier. Transactions of the Zoological Society of London 13: 281-302.

 

Other references:

Barnwell, P. J. (ed.). (1950-54). Extracts from ships' logs visiting Mauritius. Revue Retrospective Ile Maurice 1: 195-198, 259-262, 324-326; 2: 17-24, 79-84, 139-144, 201-208, 265-270, 317-320; 3: 17-22, 77-82, 139-146, 199-210, 267-274, 327-332; 4: 1-6, 131-136, 197-200; 5: 85-94.

BirdLife International. (2012). Anas theodori. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 19 August 2012.

BirdLife International. 2016. Anas theodori. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22728662A94993214. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22728662A94993214.en. Accessed on 02 July 2022.

Brooks, T. 2000. Extinct species. In: BirdLife International (ed.), Threatened Birds of the World, pp. 701-708. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona and Cambridge, U.K.

Cheke, A. S. (1987). An ecological history of the Mascarene Islands, with particular reference to extinctions and introductions of land vertebrates. In: Diamond, A.W. (ed.), Studies of Mascarene island birds, pp. 5-89. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Cheke, Anthony S. (2013). Extinct birds of the Mascarenes and Seychelles - a review of the causes of extinction in the light of an important new publication on extinct birds. Phelsuma 21: 4-19.

Cheke, Anthony and Hume, Julian Pender. (2008). Lost Land of the Dodo. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. 464 pp.

Cowles, Graham S. (1987). The fossil record, pp. 90-100. In: Diamond, A. W. (ed.). Studies of Mascarene Island Birds. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

Cowles, G. S. (1994). A new genus, three new species and two new records of extinct Holocene birds from Réunion Island, Indian Ocean. Geobios 27(1): 87-93.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

Hume, Julian Pender. (2013). A synopsis of the pre-human avifauna of the Mascarene Islands, pp. 195-237. In: Göhlich, U.B. & Kroh, A. (eds.). Proceedings of the 8th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution. Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien.

Hume, Julian Pender, Martill, D. M. and Dewdney, C. (2004). The Dutch diaries and the demise of the dodo. Nature 429(6992): 621. [p. 622?]

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.

Mourer-Chauviré, C., Bour, R., Ribes, S. & Moutou, F. (1999). The Avifauna of Réunion Island (Mascarene Islands) at the time of the arrival of the first Europeans. In: Olson, S. (ed): Avian Paleontology at the Close of the 20th Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C., 4-7 June 1996. Smithsonian contributions to paleobiology 89: 1-38.

Young, H. Glyn, Tonge, Simon J. and Hume, Julian Pender. (1996). Review of Holocene wildfowl extinctions. Wildfowl 47: 167-181.

 

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