Coua berthae Goodman & Ravoavy, 1993

Bertha’s coua



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: subfossil





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Goodman, S. M. and Ravoavy, F. (1993). Identification of bird subfossils from cave surface deposits at Anjohibe, Madagascar, with a description of a new giant  Coua  (Cuculidae: Couinae). [i]Proc. biol. Soc. Washington[/i] [b]106[/b]: 24-33.


Other references:

Goodman, S. M. (1999). Holocene bird subfossils from the sites of Ampasambazimba, Antsirabe and Ampoza, Madagascar:Changes in the avifauna of south central Madagascar over the past few millennia. In: Adams, N.J. & Slotow, R.H. (eds) Proc. 22 Int. Ornithol. Congr., Durban: 3071-3083. Johannesburg: BirdLife South Africa.


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