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Nesoenas rodericanus Milne-Edwards, 1874:16 (1873?)

Rodrigues blue pigeon, Rodrigues turtle dove

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Nesoenas rodericana Milne-Edwards, 1874:16; Columba rodericana Milne-Edwards, 1874:16; Alectroenas rodericana Milne-Edwards, 1874:16; Streptopelia rodericana Milne-Edwards, 1874:16; Turtur picturatus Milne-Edwards, 1874:14

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1700's (1726-1761?)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct

 

Distribution

Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Milne-Edwards, Alphonse. (1873 "1874"). Recherches sur la faune ancienne des Îles Mascareignes. Ann. Sci. Nat. Zool. (Paris) 5(19).

 

Other references:

BirdLife International. 2014. Nesoenas rodericanus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T22728722A62257603. http://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2014-2.RLTS.T22728722A62257603.en. Downloaded on 19 November 2016.

BirdLife International. 2017. Nesoenas rodericanus (amended version of 2016 assessment). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22728722A119206485. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22728722A119206485.en. Downloaded on 27 June 2021.

Brodkorb, Pierce. (1971). Catalogue of fossil birds. Part 4 (Columbiformes through Piciformes). Bulletin of the Florida State Museum, Biological Sciences 15: 163-266.

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, 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. Lynx Edicions BirdLife International.

Fuller, Errol. (1988). Extinct Birds. New York: Facts on File Publications. 256 pp.

Günther, A. and Newton, Edward. (1879). The Extinct Birds of Rodriguez. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London 168: 423-437, plates 41-43.

Hachisuka, M. (1953). The Dodo and kindred birds, or the extinct birds of the Mascarene Islands. London (UK): HF & G Witherby. 250 pp.

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.

Lambrecht, Kàlmàn. (1933). Handbuch der Palaeornithologie. Gebrüder Borntraeger, Berlin. 1024 pp.

Leguat, F. (1708). Voyage et aventures de Francois Leguat et des ses compagnons en deux isles desertes des Indes Orientales. 180 pp. London (David Mortier, Marchand Làbraire).

Shelley, G. E. (1883). On the Columbidae of the Ethiopian region. Ibis S5(1): 258-331.

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