Thinornis novaeseelandiae rossii Gray, 1845

Auckland Island(s) shore plover, Ross’s plover

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Thinornis rossi; Thinornis rossii

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1840

 

Distribution

Auckland Islands, New Zealand

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Gray, G.R. (1845). Part 3. Birds. In: Richardson, J. & Gray, J.E. (eds). The Zoology of the Voyage of H.M.S. Erebus and Terror, under the command of Capt. Sir James Clark Ross during the years 1839 to 1843. Vol.1. London.

 

Other references:

Fleming, Charles (1939). Birds of the Chatham Islands. Part III: The Shore Plover. Emu 39(1): 1-15.

Fuller, Errol. (1987). Extinct Birds. London: Viking/Rainbird. 256 pp.

Gill, Brian J.; Bell, B. D.; Chambers, G. K.; Medway, D. G.; Palma, R. L.; Scofield, R. P.; Tennyson, A. J. D.; Worthy, T. H. (2010). Checklist of the Birds of New Zealand (4th ed.). Wellington, N.Z.: Te Papa Press.

Greenway JC. 1967. Extinct and Vanishing Birds of the World. 2nd rev. ed. New York: Dover. 520 pp.

Hayman P, Marchant J, Prater T. 1986. Shorebirds. An Identification Guide to the Waders of the World. Boston: Houghton Mifflin. 412 pp.

Kirwan, Guy M. and Collar, Nigel J. (2020). Reflections on Thinornis rossii. Notornis 67: 773-781.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auckland_Islands_shore_plover

https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/12767/auckland-island-shore-plover-thinornis

 

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