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Macropygia heana Steadman, 1992:333

Marquesan cuckoo-dove, Marquesas cuckoo dove

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

 

Distribution

Ua Huka, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Steadman, David W. (1992). New species of Gallicolumba and Macropygia (Aves: Columbidae) from archeological sites in Polynesia, pp. 329-348. In: Becker, Jonathan J. (ed.). Papers in Avian Paleontology Honoring Pierce Brodkorb. Science series, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, No. 36.

 

Other references:

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser. 544 pp.

http://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/8166/macropygia-heana-marquesan-cuckoo-dove

 

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