The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Gallirallus sp. nov. ‘Norfolk Island’

Norfolk Island rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

 

 

Conservation Status

 

 

Distribution

Norfolk Island, Australia

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Hindwood, Keith A. (1965). John Hunter: A naturalist and artist of the First Fleet. Emu 65(2): 83-95.

Holdaway, Richard N. and Anderson, Atholl. (2001). Avifauna from the Emily Bay settlement site, Norfolk Island: A preliminary account, pp. 85-100. In: Anderson, Atholl and White, Peter (eds.). Records of the Australian Museum, Supplement 27. Sydney: Australian Museum.

Holdaway, Richard N., Worthy, Trevor H. and Tennyson, Alan J. D. (2001). A working list of breeding bird species of the New Zealand region at first human contact. New Zealand Journal of Zoology 28: 119-187.

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

Meredith, C. W. (1985). The vertebrate fossil fauna of Norfolk Island, and the phylogeny of the genus Pterodroma. Unpublished PhD thesis. Department of Earth Sciences, Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia.

Meredith, C. W. (1991). Vertebrate fossil faunas from islands in Australasia and the southwest Pacific, pp. 1345-1382. In: Vickers-Rich, P., Monaghan, J. M., Baird, R. F. and Rich, T. H. (eds.). Vertebrate Palaeontology of Australasia. Melbourne: Monash University Publications Committee.

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