The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Nannococcyx psix Olson, 1975

St. Helena cuckoo



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: Holocene (presumed to have survived until 1700's)

IUCN RedList status: Extinct



St. Helena


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Olson, Storrs L. (1975). Paleornithology of St Helena Island, South Atlantic Ocean. Smithson. Contrib. Paleobiol. 23: 1-49.


Other references:

BirdLife International. (2012). Nannococcyx psix. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. ( Downloaded on 25 August 2013.


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