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Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance Miskelly & Baker, 2010

Campbell Island snipe

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene

Rediscovered in 1997

 

Distribution

Campbell Island, New Zealand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

Holotype: NMNZ OR.027631 (collected 11 January 2006)

Type locality: Monument Harbour, Campbell Island, New Zealand

 

Other specimens:

NMNZ OR.027632/a (two eggs, one broken; collected 13 January 2006)

 

Media

 

Holotype (5 photos):

Above: Campbell Island Snipe, Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance Miskelly & Baker, 2010, collected 11 January 2006, Monument Harbour, Campbell Island, New Zealand. Donation from Department of Conservation via Massey University and various sources 2004-2007. CC BY 4.0. Te Papa (OR.027631)

 

Above: Campbell Island Snipe, Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance Miskelly & Baker, 2010, collected 11 January 2006, Monument Harbour, Campbell Island, New Zealand. Donation from Department of Conservation via Massey University and various sources 2004-2007. CC BY 4.0. Te Papa (OR.027631)

 

Above: Campbell Island Snipe, Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance Miskelly & Baker, 2010, collected 11 January 2006, Monument Harbour, Campbell Island, New Zealand. Donation from Department of Conservation via Massey University and various sources 2004-2007. CC BY 4.0. Te Papa (OR.027631)

 

Above: Campbell Island Snipe, Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance Miskelly & Baker, 2010, collected 11 January 2006, Monument Harbour, Campbell Island, New Zealand. Donation from Department of Conservation via Massey University and various sources 2004-2007. CC BY 4.0. Te Papa (OR.027631)

 

Above: Campbell Island Snipe, Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance Miskelly & Baker, 2010, collected 11 January 2006, Monument Harbour, Campbell Island, New Zealand. Donation from Department of Conservation via Massey University and various sources 2004-2007. CC BY 4.0. Te Papa (OR.027631)

 

The only known eggs:

Above: Campbell Island Snipe, Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance Miskelly & Baker, 2010, collected 13 January 2006, Monument Harbour, Campbell Island, New Zealand. Gift of the Department of Conservation, 1987. CC BY 4.0. Te Papa (OR.027632/a)

 

Above: Campbell Island Snipe, Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance Miskelly & Baker, 2010, collected 13 January 2006, Monument Harbour, Campbell Island, New Zealand. Gift of the Department of Conservation, 1987. CC BY 4.0. Te Papa (OR.027632/a)

 

References

Original scientific description:

Miskelly, Colin M. and Baker, A. J. (2010a). Description of a new subspecies of Coenocorypha snipe from subantarctic Campbell Island, New Zealand. Notornis 56(3): 113-123.

 

Other references:

Barker, D.; Carroll, J.; Edmonds , H.; Fraser, J.; Miskelly, C.M.( 2005). Discovery of a previously unknown Coenocorypha snipe in the Campbell Island group, New Zealand subantarctic. Notornis 52(3): 143-149.

Hayes, S. (2006). Seeing snipe. New Zealand geographic 81: 7.

Judd, W. (1998). Find of the decade? New Zealand Geographic 37: 8.

Miskelly, C. M. (2000). Historical records of snipe from Campbell Island, New Zealand. Notornis 47(3): 131-140.

Miskelly, Colin M. (2006a). A 1952 record of snipe on Campbell Island. Notornis 53(4): 360.

Miskelly, Colin M. (2006b).  Bird in the hand; snipe-hunting on subantarctic Campbell Island. New Zealand geographic 80: 104-112.

Miskelly, Colin M. and Baker, A. J. (2010b). Corrected publication date for Coenocorypha aucklandica perseverance. Notornis 57(1): 56.

Miskelly, Colin M., Bell, Elizabeth A., Eliott, Graeme P. and Walker, Kath J. (2006). ‘Hakawai’ aerial displaying by three populations of subantarctic snipe (genus Coenocorypha). Notornis 53: 375-381.

Miskelly, C.M.; Fraser, J.R. (2006). Campbell Island snipe (Coenocorypha undescribed sp.) recolonise subantarctic Campbell Island following rat eradication. Notornis 53: 353-359.

Miskelly, Colin M. and Norton, Brian. (2008). A further 1952 record of a Coenocorypha snipe on Campbell Island, New Zealand subantarctic. Notornis 55: 162-165.

Miskelly, Colin, Walker, Kath J. and Elliott, Graeme P. (2006). Breeding ecology of three subantarctic snipes (genus Coenocorypha). Notornis 53: 361-374.

 

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