The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Centropus toulou assumptionis Nicoll, 1906

Assumption Island coucal



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1906 (Nicoll, 1906)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



Assumption Island, Seychelles


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Nicoll, M. J. (1906). Mr M J Nicoll on the birds collected and observed during the voyage of the Valhalla, RYS, from November 1905 to May 1906. Ibis 1906: 666-712.


Other references:

BirdLife International. (2012). Centropus toulou. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 22 August 2013.

Stoddard et al. (1970). Ecological change and effects of phosphate mining on Assumption Island. Atoll Research Bulletin 1970: 134.


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