The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Porphyrio mcnabi Kirchman & Steadman, 2006:290

Huahine swamphen



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 700 to 1200 AD



Huahine, Leeward Islands, Society Islands


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Kirchman, Jeremy J. and Steadman, David William. (2006). New Species of Rails (Aves: Rallidae) From an Archaeological Site on Huahine, Society Islands. Pacific Science 60: 281-297.


Other references:

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


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