Coenocorypha sp. nov. ‘Norfolk Island’

Norfolk Island snipe (proposed)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: Holocene



Norfolk Island, Australia


Biology & Ecology










Holdaway, Richard N., Worthy, Trevor H. and Tennyson, Alan J. D. (2001). A working list of breeding bird species of the New Zealand region at first human contact. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 28: 119-187. [automatic download]

Meredith, C. W. (1985). The vertebrate fossil fauna of Norfolk Island, and the phylogeny of the genus Pterodroma. Unpublished PhD thesis. Department of Earth Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.

Meredith, C. W. (1991). Vertebrate fossil faunas from islands in Australasia and the Southwest Pacific, pp. 1345-1382. In: Vickers-Rich, P. V.; Monaghan, J. M.; Baird, R. F.; Rich, T. H. ed. Vertebrate palaeontology of Australasia. Pioneer Design Studios in cooperation with the Monash University Publications Committee, Melbourne. 1437 pp.


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