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Columba duboisi Rothschild, 1907:166

Reunion pigeon, Réunion pink pigeon, Dubois’s pink pigeon

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nesoenas duboisi Rothschild, 1907:166; Nesoenas mayeri duboisi Rothschild, 1907:166

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1700's

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Réunion, Mascarenes

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Rothschild, L. W. R. (1907a). Extinct birds, an attempt to write in one volume a short account of those birds which have become extinct in historical times, that is within the last six or seven hundred years: to which are added a few which still exist, but are on the verge of extinction / by the Hon. Walter Rothschild. London: Hutchinson & Co. XXIX + 243 pp.

 

Other references:

Adler, G. H. (1994). Avifaunal diversity and endemism on tropical Indian Ocean islands. Journal of Biogeography 21: 85-95.

BirdLife International. (2012). Columba duboisi. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. (http://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 24 August 2013.

BirdLife International. 2017. Nesoenas duboisi (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22728712A119260576. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22728712A119260576.en. Downloaded on 27 June 2021.

Brooks, T. 2000. Extinct species. In: BirdLife International (ed.), Threatened Birds of the World, pp. 701-708. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona and Cambridge, U.K.

Cheke, A. S. (1987). An ecological history of the Mascarene Islands, with particular reference to extinctions and introductions of land vertebrates, pp. 5-89. In: Diamond, A. W. (ed.), Studies of Mascarene island birds. Cambridge, U.K.: Cambridge University Press.

Cheke, Anthony S. (2013). Extinct birds of the Mascarenes and Seychelles - a review of the causes of extinction in the light of an important new publication on extinct birds. Phelsuma 21: 4-19.

Cheke, Anthony S. and Hume, Julian Pender. (2008). Lost Land of the Dodo: An Ecological History of Mauritius, Réunion & Rodrigues. New Haven and London: Yale University Press. 464 pp.

del Hoyo, J., Collar, N.J., Christie, D.A., Elliott, A. and Fishpool, L.D.C. 2014. HBW and BirdLife International Illustrated Checklist of the Birds of the World. Volume 1: Non-passerines. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International, Barcelona, Spain and Cambridge, UK.

Dubois, (Sieur). (1674). Les voyages faits par le sieur D.B. aux isles Dauphine ou Madagascar et Bourbon ou Mascarenne es annees 1669, 70, 71, et 72. 234 pp. Paris (Claude Barbin).

Feuilley. (1705). Mission à l'île Bourbon du Sieur Feuilley en 1704 [ed. A. Loughnon]. Receuil trimestriel de documents et travaux inédits pour servir à l'histoire des Mascareignes françaises 4: 3-56, 101-167 (1939).

Hume, Julian Pender. (2011). Systematics, morphology, and ecology of pigeons and doves (Aves: Columbidae) of the Mascarene Islands, with three new species. Zootaxa 3124: 1-62. [Abstract]

Hume, Julian Pender. (2013). A synopsis of the pre-human avifauna of the Mascarene Islands, pp. 195-237. In: Göhlich, U.B. & Kroh, A. (eds.). Proceedings of the 8th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution. Naturhistorisches Museum, Wien.

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.

Mourer-Chauviré, C., Bour, R., Ribes, S. & Moutou, F. (1999). The Avifauna of Réunion Island (Mascarene Islands) at the time of the arrival of the first Europeans. In: Olson, S. (ed): Avian Paleontology at the Close of the 20th Century: Proceedings of the 4th International Meeting of the Society of Avian Paleontology and Evolution, Washington, D.C., 4-7 June 1996. Smithsonian contributions to paleobiology 89: 1-38.

Rothschild, W. (1907b). On extinct and vanishing birds. Ornis 14 (Proceedings of the 4th International Ornithological Congress, London): 191-217.

 

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