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Branta sp. nov. 'Kauai'

Kauai goose (proposed)

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Branta undescribed sp aff hylobadistes Milberg & Tyrberg, 1993:245; Branta aff. hylobadistes Burney et al. 2001:628

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

Distribution

Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Burney, David A. et al. (2001). Fossil evidence for a diverse biota from Kaua'i and its transformation since human arrival. Ecological Monographs 71(4): 615-641.

Milberg, Per and Tyrberg, Tommy. (1993). Naïve birds and noble savages - a review of man-caused prehistoric extinctions of island birds. Ecography 16: 229-250.

 

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