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Todiramphus sp. nov. 'Rarotonga'

 

Species Authority
This taxon has not been scientifically described
Synonym/s
Todiramphus cf. tutus
Common Name
Rarotonga kingfisher
Locality
Rarotonga, Cook Islands, South Pacific (central)
Last Record
Pre-1940 ([i]fide[/i] Holyoak, 1980?)
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
https://extinctanimals.proboards.com/thread/8225/todiramphus-sp-rarotonga-kingfisher
Taxonomic Notes
Hypodigm
Notes
A possible record from c.24 August, 1981 exists (Child, 1981:84)
References
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
 
Child, Peter. (1981). [url=https://notornis.osnz.org.nz/system/files/Notornis_28_1.pdf#page=88]Some Rarotonga bird notes[/url]. Notornis 28(1): 84-85.
 
Holyoak, David Thomas. (1980). Guide to Cook Island Birds. Cook Islands: Cook Islands Library and Museum Society Inc. 40 pp.
 
Thibault, Jean-Claude and Cibois, Alice. (2017). Birds of Eastern Polynesia: A Biogeographic Atlas. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. 438 pp. [p. 284]