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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, Colin M., Forsdick, Natalie J., Gill, Brian J., Palma, Ricardo L., Rawlence, Nicolas J. and Tennyson, Alan J. D. (2022). Amendments to the 2010 Checklist of the birds of New Zealand. Ornithological Society of New Zealand Occasional Publication No. 2. Wellington: Ornithological Society of New Zealand.

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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