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Passeriformes (Passerine Birds)

 

Family: Acanthisittidae (New Zealand Wrens)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Dendroscansor decurvirostris Millener & Worthy 1991 Long-billed wren >1280 AD South Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Traversia lyalli Rothschild, 1894 Stephens Island wren, Lyall's wren, Stephens Island rockwren, Steven Island wren 1894 or February 1895 Stephens Island, Cook Strait, New Zealand (prehistorically North & South islands as well) Extinct Access
Xenicus gilviventris ssp. nov.
- North Island rock wren ? North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Xenicus jagmi Millener, 1988 North Island stout-legged wren Holocene North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Xenicus †longipes longipes Gmelin, 1789 Bush wren, South Island bush wren, matuhituhi 1972 South Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Xenicus †longipes stokesii Gray, 1862 North Island bush wren 1850 North Island, New Zealand (and Kapiti Island?) Extinct Access
Xenicus †longipes variabilis Stead, 1936 Stead's bush wren 1965 (c.1972?) Big South Cape Island, Kaimohu & Stewart Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Xenicus yaldwyni Millener, 1988 South Island stout-legged wren, Yaldwyn's wren Holocene South Island, New Zealand Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Acanthizidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Acanthiza pusilla magnirostris (Campbell, 1903) King Island brown thornbill, Large-billed tit (archaic) - King Island, Tasmania, Australia Rediscovered Access
Gerygone insularis Ramsay, 1879 Lord Howe (Island) gerygone, Lord Howe Island flycatcher, Rain-bird, Pop-goes-the-Weasel 1928 Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
Pycnoptilus fordi Baird, 1993   Late Pleistocene Victoria, Australia Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Acrocephalidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Acrocephalus astrolabii
Holyoak & Thibault, 1978 Astrolabe nightingale reed warbler, Mangareva reed-warbler, Gambier reed warbler c.1835 Unknown (Yap Island, Caroline Islands, Micronesia?) Extinct Access
Acrocephalus atyphus flavidus (Murphy & Mathews, 1929) Napuka reed warbler 1920? Napuka Island, Disappointment Group, Tuamotu Archipelago, French Polynesia Extant? Access
Acrocephalus brevipennis Keulemans, 1866 Cape Verde warbler, Cape Verde (Islands) cane warbler, Cape Verde swamp-warbler - Cape Verde Islands Rediscovered Access
Acrocephalus familiaris familiaris Rothschild, 1892 Millerbird, Miller bird, Laysan millerbird, Laysan warbler, Hawaiian reed-warbler 1916 (April 1923?) Laysan, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Acrocephalus longirostris Gmelin, 1789 Moorea reed-warbler, Mo'orea reed-warbler, Mo'orea reed warbler 1981 Moorea, Society Islands Missing Access
Acrocephalus luscinius (Quoy & Gaimard, 1830) Guam reed-warbler, Nightingale reed-warbler 1969 Guam Extinct Access
Acrocephalus musae garretti Holyoak & Thibault, 1978 Huahine reed-warbler 1887 Huahine, Society Islands Extinct Access
Acrocephalus musae musae Forster, 1844 Raiatea reed-warbler, Leeward Islands reed-warbler c.1870 Raiatea, Society Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
Acrocephalus nijoi Yamashina, 1942 (1940?) Aguiguan nightingale reed-warbler 1983-1985 Aguijan (=Aguiguan =Agiguan =Aguihan), Northern Mariana Islands Extinct Access
Acrocephalus orinus Oberholser, 1905 Large-billed reed-warbler, Large-billed reed warbler - Asia and Afghanistan Rediscovered Access
Acrocephalus yamashinae (Taka-Tsukasa, 1931) Pagan nightingale reed-warbler, Pagan reed-warbler 1960 (1970's?) Pagan, Marianas Islands Extinct Access
Acrocephalus sp. nov. ‘Majuro’ - Majuro reed-warbler c.1880? Majuro Atoll, Marshall Islands Extinct Access
Nesillas aldabrana Benson & Penny, 1968 Aldabra brush warbler, Aldabra brush-warbler, Aldabra bush-warbler, Aldabra tsikirity, Aldabra warbler 1983 Ile Malabar, Aldabra, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Artamidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Strepera graculina ashbyi Mathews, 1913 Western Victorian pied currawong, Otway forester, Pied currawong (western Victoria), Pied currawong (Grampians) - Victoria (south-west), Australia Falsely listed as extinct Access

 

 

Family: Atrichornithidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Atrichornis clamosus Gould, 1844 Noisy Scrubbird, Noisy scrub-bird, Western scrubird, djimolook - Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Callaeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Callaeas cinereus
Gmelin, 1788 South Island kokako, Orange-wattled crow, Orange wattled crow late 1950's-late 1960's South Island & Stewart Island, New Zealand Missing Access
Heteralocha acutirostris Gould, 1837 Huia 1905? North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Calyptophilidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Calyptophilus frugivorus abbotti Richmond & Swales, 1924 Abbott’s chat-tanager, Eastern chat-tanager (abbotti) early 1980's Gonâve Island (=Isla Gonave), Haiti, Hispaniola Missing Access
Calyptophilus frugivorus frugivorus Cory, 1883 Samaná eastern chat-tanager early 1980's Samaná Peninsula, Dominican Republic, Hispaniola Missing Access

 

 

Family: Campephagidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Coracina coerulescens altera Ramsay, 1881 Cebu blackish cuckooshrike 1906 Cebu, Philippines Extinct Access
Coracina coerulescens deschauenseei duPont, 1972 Marinduque blackish cuckooshrike, Blackish cuckooshrike (deschauenseei) 1971 Marinduque, north central Philippines Missing Access
Coracina striata cebuensis Ogilvie-Grant, 1896 Cebu barred greybird 1906 Cebu, Philippines Extinct Access
Coracina tenuirostris edithae Stresemann, 1932 Maros cicadabird, Slender-billed cicadabird (species) 1931? South Sulawesi, Indonesia Rediscovered? Access
Coracina welchmani bougainvillei (Mathews, 1928) Bougainville cuckoo-shrike   Bougainville, Solomon Islands Extant? Access
Edolisoma rostratum (Hartert, 1898) Rossel cicadabird - Rossel Island, Louisiade Archipelago, Papua New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Lalage leucopyga leucopyga
Gould, 1838 Norfolk (Island) triller, Norfolk (Island) long-tailed triller 1942 Norfolk Island, Australia Extinct Access
Lalage sp. nov. ''Eua'     Holocene? 'Eua, Tonga Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Cardinalidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Amaurospiza moesta carrizalensis Lentino & Restall, 2003 Carrizal seedeater - Isla Carrizal, lower río Caroni, Venezuela Rediscovered Access
Spiza townsendi Audubon, 1834 Townsend's bunting, Townsend's dickcissel 11 May 1833 New Garden Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA Invalid (synonym) Access

 

 

Family: Cettiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cettia diphone restricta (Kuroda, 1923) Daito bush-warbler - Minami-Daito Island & Okinawa, Japan Rediscovered Access
Cettia sp. nov. - Tongan bush-warbler ? 'Eua, Tonga Extinct Access
Urosphena subulata advena (Hartert, 1906) Babar stubtail - Babar Island, Indonesia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Cinclidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cinclus cinclus olympicus (Tschusi, 1904) Cyprus dipper c.1950 Cyprus Invalid (synonym) Access

 

 

Family: Cinclosomatidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cinclosoma punctatum anachoreta Schodde & Mason, 1999 Mount Lofty Ranges Spotted quail-thrush, Spotted quail-thrush (Mt Lofty Ranges) 1981 Mt. Lofty Ranges, South Australia, Australia Missing Access

 

 

Family: Cisticolidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Apalis chariessa chariessa Reichenow, 1879 White-winged apalis 1961 Lower Tana river, Kenya Missing Access
Artisornis moreaui sousae (Benson, 1945) Long-billed tailorbird, Mozambique forest-warbler - Mozambique Rediscovered Access
Cisticola melanurus (Cabanis, 1882) Black-tailed cisticola, Slender-tailed cisticola - Angola & DR Congo Rediscovered Access
Cisticola restrictus Traylor, 1967 Tana River cisticola 1972 Lower Tana River basin, Kenya (eastern) Invalid (synonym)? Access
Eremomela turneri kalindei Prigogine, 1958 Western Turner's eremomela ? Democratic Republic of Congo & Uganda Extant? Access

 

 

Family: Cotingidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Lipaugus conditus (Snow, 1980) Grey-winged cotinga, Gray-winged cotinga - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Phibalura flavirostris boliviana Chapman, 1930 Palkachupa cotinga, Bolivian Swallow-tailed cotinga - Bolivia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Corvidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Corvus antecorax
Mourer-Chauviré, 1975   Late Pleistocene Europe Extinct Access
Corvus corax varius morph "leucophaeus" Brünnich, 1764 Pied raven, White-speckled raven, Hvítravnur (Færoese) 1902 or 1948 Faroe Islands, North Atlantic Invalid (synonym) Access
Corvus fangshannus Hou, 1993   Late Pleistocene China Extinct Access
Corvus hawaiiensis Peale, 1848 Hawaiian crow, ‘Alalā 2002 Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct in the wild Access
Corvus impluviatus James & Olson, 1991 Deep-billed crow, High-billed crow ? Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Corvus moriorum antipodum Forbes, 1893 North Island (Maori) crow/raven Holocene North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Corvus moriorum moriorum Forbes, 1892 Chatham Islands Maori crow, Chatham Islands Maori raven, Extinct New Zealand raven Holocene Chatham Islands (& South Island? & Auckland Islands?), New Zealand Extinct Access
Corvus moriorum pycrafti Gill, 2003 South Island Maori crow, South Island Maori raven Holocene South Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Corvus neomexicanus Magish & Harris, 1976 New Mexico raven Late Pleistocene New Mexico, USA Extinct Access
Corvus pumilus Wetmore, 1920 Puerto Rican crow Holocene Puerto Rico Extinct Access
Corvus unicolor (Rothschild & Hartert, 1900) Banggai crow - Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Corvus viriosus
James & Olson, 1991 Robust crow Holocene Molokai & Oahu, Hawaiian Islands Extinct Access
Corvus wetmorei Brodkorb, 1959 Wetmore's crow Late Pleistocene? Bahamas Extinct Access
Corvus sp. nov. ‘Hawaii sp. #1’
- Hawaiian slender-billed crow ? Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Corvus sp. nov. ‘Hawaii sp. #2’ - Hawaiian woodpecker-like crow ? Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Corvus sp. nov. ‘Maui’ -   ? Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Corvus sp. nov. ‘New Ireland’ - New Ireland crow ? New Ireland, Bismarck Archipelago, Papua New Guinea Extinct Access
Henocitta brodkorbi Holman, 1959   Late Pleistocene Florida, USA Extinct Access
Protocitta dixi Brodkorb, 1957   Late Pleistocene Florida & Texas, USA Invalid (synonym?) Access
CORVIDAE gen. et. sp. indet. -   ? Mallorca and/or Menorca Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Dasyornithidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Dasyornis broadbenti litoralis Milligan, 1902 South-western Rufous Bristle(-)bird, Lesser Bristle(-)bird 27 December 1906 Leeuwin-Naturaliste Ridge, Western Australia, Australia Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Dendrocolaptidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Xiphocolaptes promeropirhynchus fortis Heine, 1860 Strong-billed woodcreeper (fortis) 1860 or before Unknown Missing? Access

 

 

Family: Dicaeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Dicaeum quadricolor
Tweeddale, 1877 Cebu flowerpecker, Four-colored flowerpecker - Cebu, Philippines Rediscovered Access
Dicaeum trigonostigma pallidius Bourns & Worcester, 1894 Cebu orange-breasted flowerpecker - Cebu, Philippines Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Emberizidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Emberiza alcoveri
Rando, López & Seguí, 1999
Long-legged bunting ? Teneriffe, Canary Islands, North Africa Extinct Access
Melospiza melodia amaka
Gabrielson & Lincoln, 1951 Amak Island song sparrow 1988 Amak Island, Alaska, USA Invalid (synonym) Access
Melospiza melodia graminea Townsend, 1890 Channel island song sparrow ? Channel Islands, California, USA Rediscovered? Access
Pedinorhis stipsarcana Olson & McKitrick, 1981 Puerto Rican bunting ? Puerto Rico Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Estrildidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Estrilda poliopareia Reichenow, 1902 Anambra waxbill - Benin & Nigeria Rediscovered Access
Erythrura sp. nov. 'Guam' -     Guam, Mariana Islands Extinct Access
Neochmia ruficauda ruficauda Gould, 1837 Eastern star finch, Star finch (eastern subspecies), Southern star finch, Star finch (southern) 1926; c.1994? New South Wales & Queensland, Australia Missing Access

 

 

Family: Eurylaimidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Pseudocalyptomena graueri Rothschild, 1909 Grauer's broadbill, African green broadbill - DR Congo & Uganda Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Formicariidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Formicarius rufifrons Blake, 1957 Rufous-fronted antthrush - Bolivia, Brazil and Peru Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Fringillidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aidemedia chascax James & Olson, 1991 Oahu icterid-like gaper, Straight-billed gaper ? Oahu, Hawaiian Islands Extinct Access
Aidemedia lutetiae James & Olson, 1991 Maui Nui icterid-like gaper ? Molokai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Aidemedia zanclops James & Olson, 1991 Sickle-billed gaper ? Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Carduelis sp. nov. 'La Gomera' -   ? La Gomera, Canary Islands Extinct Access
Carpodacus mexicanus mcgregori Anthony, 1897 McGregor’s housefinch, San Benito housefinch 1938 Isla San Benito, Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico Missing Access
Chaunoproctus ferreorostris (Vigors, 1829) Bonin grosbeak 1828 Ogasawara Islands (=Bonin Islands), Japan Extinct Access
Chloridops kona
Wilson, 1888 Kona grosbeak 1894 Hawaii (& Lanai?), Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Chloridops regiskongi James & Olson, 1991 Giant grosbeak, King kong grosbeak Holocene Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Chloridops wahi James & Olson, 1991 Oahu grosbeak, Wahi grosbeak Holocene Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Chloridops sp. nov. 'Kauai' - Kauai grosbeak ? Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Chloridops sp. nov. 'Maui' - Maui grosbeak ? Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
?Chloridops sp. nov. 'Maui' -   ? Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct if distinct Access
Chloris aurelioi
Rando, Alcover & Carlos, 2010 Slender-billed greenfinch c. 9,460 BC Teneriffe, Canary Islands Extinct Access
Chloris triasi Alcover & Florit, 1987 Trias’ finch, Trias' greenfinch Late Pleistocene La Palma, Canary Islands, North Africa Extinct Access
Ciridops anna Dole, 1879 (1878?) Ula-ai-hawane 20 February 1892 Hawaii (& Molokai?), Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Ciridops cf. anna -   ? Moloka'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Ciridops tenax James & Olson, 1991 Stout-legged finch ? Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Ciridops sp. nov. 'Oahu' -   ? Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Crithagra concolor
(Barboza du Bocage, 1888) Sao Tome canary, São Tomé canary, Sao Tome goldfinch, Sao Tome grosbeak, Sao Tomé grosbeak, São Tomé grosbeak, São Thomé grosbeak - São Tomé, São Tomé and Príncipe Islands Rediscovered Access
Crithagra flavigula (Salvadori, 1888) Yellow-throated seedeater, Yellow-throated serin - Ethiopia Rediscovered Access
Drepanis funerea Newton, 1894 Black mamo 1907 Molokai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Drepanis pacifica Gmelin, 1788 Hawaii mamo 1898/99 Big Island, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Dysmorodrepanis munroi Perkins, 1919 Lanai hook-bill, Lanai hookbill 1913 (collected); 1918 (sighting) Lanai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hemignathus affinis
Rothschild, 1893 Maui nukupu'u 1989 Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Hemignathus ellesiana ellesiana Gray, 1859 Greater akialoa January 1837 O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hemignathus ellisiana lanaiensis Rothschild, 1893 Lanai akialoa 1892 Lanai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hemignathus ellisiana stejnegeri Wilson, 1889 Kaua'i akialoa July 1960 (specimen); 1965 (sighting) Kaua'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hemignathus hanapepe Wilson, 1889 Kauaʻi nukupuʻu 1970's Kaua'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Hemignathus lucidus Lichtenstein, 1839 Oahu nukupu'u, Nukupuu, Nukupu'u 1899 (1837?) O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hemignathus obscurus Gmelin, 1789 Lesser akialoa 1903 Big Island, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hemignathus upupirostris James & Olson, 1991 Hoopoe-billed akialoa Holocene Kauai & Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hemignathus vorpalis James & Olson, 2003   c. 1,000 BC Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hemignathus sp. nov. 'Hawaii' - Greater Hawaii akialoa 1840/41 Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Hemignathus sp. nov. 'Maui' - Maui hoopoe-billed akialoa ? Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Himatione freethii Rothschild, 1892 Laysan honeycreeper, Laysan creeper, Laysan honeyeater, Apapane 1923 Laysan, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Leucosticte sillemi Roselaar, 1992 Sillem's mountain finch - China (& India?) Rediscovered Access
Loxia curvirostra 'Cypress Hills population'
- Cypress Hills crossbill ? Cypress Hills, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Canad Missing? Access
Loxia curvirostra percna Bent, 1912 Newfoundland (red) crossbill ? Newfoundland, Canada Invalid (synonym) Access
Loxioides kikuchi
James & Olson, 2006 Pila's palila, Kauai palila, Maha’ulepu finch Holocene Kauai, Hawaiian Islands Extinct Access
Loxioides sp. nov. 'Hawaii' -   ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Loxops ochraceus
Rothschild, 1893 Maui 'akepa 1988 Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Loxops wolstenholmei Rothschild, 1895 O'ahu 'akepa 1930 or 1976 O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Melamprosops phaeosoma Casey & Jacobi, 1974 Po'ouli, Po'o-uli, Poouli, Po'o uli, Poo-uli, Black-faced honeycreeper 28 November 2004 Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Orthiospiza howarthi James & Olson, 1991 Highland finch, Mauka grosbeak ? Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Paroreomyza flammea
Wilson, 1889 Kâkâwahie, Kākāwahie, Kakawahie, Molokai creeper, Molokai alauwahio 1963 Moloka'i, Hawaii, USA Extinct Access
Paroreomyza maculata Cabanis, 1850 O'ahu 'alauahio, Oahu alauahio, Oahu creeper late 1900's O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Paroreomyza montana montana Wilson, 1890 Lanai 'alauwahio 1928 (c.1937?) Lana'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Pseudonestor xanthophrys Rothschild, 1893 Maui parrotbill, kiwikiu - Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Psittirostra psittacea
Gmelin, 1789 'O'u, Ou 1989 Hawai'i, Kaua'i, Lāna‘i, Maui & Moloka‘i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Psittirostra sp. nov. 'Oahu' -   ? Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Pyrrhula crassa Rando et al., 2017 Greater Azores bullfinch Holocene Graciosa Island, Azores archipelago Extinct Access
Rhodacanthis flaviceps
Rothschild, 1892 Lesser koa-finch 1891 Hawaii (historically) and Oahu (prehistorically), Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Rhodacanthis forfex James & Olson, 2005   ? Kauai and Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Rhodacanthis litotes James & Olson, 2005   c.1600-1700 AD Maui & Oahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Rhodacanthis palmeri Rothschild, 1892 Greater koa-finch, Koa 'finch' 1891 Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Telespiza persecutrix
James & Olson, 1991 Kauai finch ? Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Telespiza ypsilon James & Olson, 1991 Maui Nui finch ? Hawaii, Molokai & Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Telespiza sp. nov. 'Hawaii' - Owl Cave finch ? Hawaii, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Telespiza sp. nov. 'Maui' -   ? Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Vangulifer mirandus
James & Olson, 1991 Kiwi shovel-billed finch ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Vangulifer neophasis James & Olson, 1991 Pololei shovel-billed finch ? Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Viridonia sagittirostris Rothschild, 1892 Greater 'Amakihi, Greater Amakihi, Green solitaire 1901 Big Island, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Xestospiza conica
James & Olson, 1991 Cone-billed finch ? Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Xestospiza fastigialis James & Olson, 1991 Ridge-billed finch ? Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
FRINGILLIDAE gen. et sp. indet. 'Broad-billed finch'
- Broad-billed finch ? Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
FRINGILLIDAE gen. et sp. indet. 'Graciosa Island' -   ? Graciosa Island, Azores Extinct Access
FRINGILLIDAE gen. et sp. indet. 'Long-legged finch' - Long-legged finch ? Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
FRINGILLIDAE gen. et sp. indet. 'Madeira' -   Holocene? Madeira, Portugal Extinct Access
FRINGILLIDAE gen. et sp. indet. 'Menorca' -   ? Mallorca and/or Menorca Extinct Access
FRINGILLIDAE gen. et sp. indet. 'Rodrigues' - Intermediate finch ? Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
FRINGILLIDAE gen. et sp. indet. 'Sharp-billed finch' - Sharp-billed finch ? Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Furnariidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Asthenes wyatti azuay Chapman, 1923   - Ecuador Rediscovered Access
Asthenes wyatti sclateri (Cabanis, 1878)​ Puna canastero ? Argentina Invalid (synonym)? Access
Cichlocolaptes mazarbarnetti Barnett & Buzzetti, 2014 Cryptic treehunter 2007 Alagoas State, Brazil (northeastern) Extinct Access
Cinclodes aricomae (Carriker, 1932) Royal cinclodes - Bolivia & Peru Rediscovered Access
Cranioleuca pyrrhophia rufipennis Sclater & Salvin, 1879 Northern stripe-crowned spinetail, Stripe-crowned spinetail 1950's La Paz, Bolivia Missing Access
Philydor novaesi Teixeira & Gonzaga, 1983 Alagoas foliage-gleaner 2011 Alagoas State, Brazil Extinct Access
Pseudoseisuropsis cuelloi
Claramunt & Rinderknecht, 2005   Late Pleistocene Uruguay Extinct Access
Simoxenops striatus (Carriker, 1935) Bolivian recurvebill - Santa Cruz, Bolivia Rediscovered Access
Synallaxis kollari Pelzeln, 1856 Hoary-throated spinetail - Brazil & Guyana Rediscovered Access
Upucerthia dumetaria peruana
Zimmer, 1954 Peruvian Scale-throated earthcreeper, Scale-throated earthcreeper (peruana) 50+ years ago Puno region, Peru Missing Access

 

 

Family: Grallariidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Grallaria alleni
Chapman, 1912 Moustached antpitta - Colombia & Ecuador Rediscovered Access
Grallaria chthonia Wetmore & Phelps, 1956 Táchira antpitta, Tachira antpitta - South-west Táchira, Andes, Venezuela (western) Rediscovered Access
Grallaria gigantea lehmanni
Wetmore, 1945 Northern Giant antpitta 1941 Magdalena Valley, Colombia Missing Access
Grallaria milleri gilesi Salaman, Donegan & Prys-Jones, 2009 Antioquia brown-banded antpitta 1878 Antioquia, Colombia Missing Access
Grallaria milleri milleri Chapman, 1912 Brown-banded antpitta - Colombia Rediscovered Access
Hylopezus auricularis (Gyldenstolpe, 1941) Masked antpitta - Bolivia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Hirundinidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hirundo tahitensis ssp. nov. 'Henderson Island' -   ? Henderson Island, Pitcairn Islands Extinct Access
Petrochelidon perdita
(Fry & Smith, 1985) Red Sea swallow, Red Sea cliff swallow May 1984 Sudan Extant? Access
Pseudochelidon sirintarae Thonglongya, 1968 White-eyed river martin February 1977 (January 1980?) Bung Boraphet, Thailand (& China?) Missing Access
Tachycineta euchrysea euchrysea
(Gosse, 1847) Jamaican golden swallow 8 June 1989 Jamaica Missing Access
Tachycineta speleodytes Brodkorb, 1957   Late Pleistocene Florida, USA Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Icteridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cacicus koepckeae Lowery & O'Neill, 1965 Selva cacique - Peru Rediscovered Access
Cremaster tytthus Brodkorb, 1959   Late Pleistocene
Florida, USA
Extinct Access
Euphagus magnirostris Miller, 1929 Large-billed blackbird Late Pleistocene California, USA Extinct Access
Icterus leucopteryx bairdi
Cory, 1886 Grand Cayman oriole 1938 or 1967 Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands Extinct Access
Icterus sp. nov. 'Peru' - Peruvian icterid Late Pleistocene Peru Extinct Access
Macroagelaius subalaris (Boissonneau, 1840) Mountain grackle, Colombian mountain grackle - Colombia Rediscovered Access
Molothrus sp. nov. 'Peru' - Talara cowbird Late Pleistocene Peru (northwestern) Extinct Access
Pandanaris convexa Miller, 1946 Convex-billed cowbird Late Pleistocene Central and North America Extinct Access
Pandanaris floridanus Brodkorb, 1957   Late Pleistocene Florida, USA Extinct Access
Pyelorhamphus molothroides Miller, 1932 Thick-billed cowbird Holocene New Mexico, USA Extinct Access
Quiscalus palustris Swainson, 1827 Slender-billed grackle 1910 Mexico state, Mexico Extinct Access
Sturnella sp. nov. 'Bahamas' -   ? Bahamas Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Laniidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Lanius gambieranus Lesson, 1844   1840 Gambier Islands Extinct if distinct Access
Lanius newtoni Barboza du Bocage, 1891   - Sao Tomé and Principe Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Leiothrichidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Garrulax bieti
(Oustalet, 1897) White-speckled laughingthrush, Biet's laughingthrush - China Rediscovered Access
Garrulax courtoisi Ménégaux, 1923 Blue-crowned laughingthrush, Courtois’s laughingthrush - Wuyuan, Jiangxi Province, China (eastern) Rediscovered Access
Garrulax rufifrons slamatensis Siebers, 1929 Rufous-fronted laughingthrush ? Java (central), Indonesia Rediscovered? Access
Laniellus langbianis (Gyldenstolpe, 1939) Grey-crowned crocias - Viet Nam Rediscovered Access
Leiothrix astleyi Delacour, 1921 Astley's leiothrix pre-1921 China (southern) Missing? Access

 

 

Family: Locustellidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Locustella seebohmi
(Brooks, 1875) Benguet Grasshopper-warbler, Benguet Bush Warbler, Benguet Bush-warbler - Philippines Rediscovered Access
Locustella timorensis Mayr, 1944 Timor brush-warbler - Timor-Leste, East Timor Rediscovered Access
Megalurus albolimbatus D'Albertis & Salvadori, 1879 Fly River grassbird - New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Megalurulus grosvenori Gilliard, 1960 Bismarck thicketbird 22 December 1958 New Britain, Papua New Guinea Missing Access
Poodytes rufescens Buller, 1869 Chatham Islands fernbird late 1800's or early 1900's Pitt and Mangere Islands, Chatham Islands, New Zealand Extinct Access
Trichocichla rufa clunei Kinsky, 1975 Clune's Long-legged Thicketbird (proposed), Clune's Long-legged Warbler 10 June 1974 Vanua Levu, Fiji Missing Access
Trichocichla rufa rufa Reichenow, 1890 Long-legged thicketbird, Long-legged warbler - Viti Levu, Fiji Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Macrosphenidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Sylvietta chapini Schouteden, 1947 Chapin’s crombec, Lendu crombec 1942 Lendu Plateau, Democratic Republic of Congo (north-eastern) Extant? Access

 

 

Family: Malaconotidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Laniarius brauni Bannerman, 1939 Orange-breasted bush-shrike, Braun's bushshrike - Angola Rediscovered Access
Laniarius liberatus Smith et al., 1991 Bulo burti boubou March 1990 Somalia Invalid (synonym) Access
Malaconotus monteiri Sharpe, 1870 Monteiro's bushshrike, Monteiro's bush-shrike, Monteiro's bush shrike - Angola and Cameroon Rediscovered Access
Telophorus kupeensis Serle, 1951 Kupé bushshrike, Mount Kupe bush-shrike, Mount Kupé bush-shrike, Mount Kupé bush shrike, Serle's bushshrike, Kupé mountain bush-shrike - Cameroon (western) Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Maluridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Amytornis goyderi
Gould, 1875 Eyrean grass-wren, Eyrean grasswren, Eyrean grass wren - Australia Rediscovered Access
Amytornis housei Milligan, 1902 Black grass wren, Black grasswren - Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access
Amytornis modestus modestus North, 1902 MacDonnell Ranges grasswren, Central Australian thick billed grass wren, Eastern thick-billed grasswren, Thick-billed grass-wren ? MacDonnell Ranges, central Australia Extinct Access
Amytornis textilis carteri Mathews, 1917   28 October 1916 Dirk Hartog Island, Western Australia, Australia Extinct Access
Amytornis textilis giganturus Milligan, 1901   26 August 1909 Western Australia, Australia Extinct Access
Amytornis textilis inexpectatus Mathews, 1912   November 1886 Central and northern New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
Amytornis textilis macrourus Gould, 1847 Large-tailed wren 2 November 1910 Wongan Hills?, Western Australia, Australia Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Melanocharitidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Melanocharis arfakiana (Finsch, 1900) Obscure berrypecker - Indonesia & Papua New Guinea Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Meliphagidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Anthornis melanocephala Gray, 1843 Chatham Islands bellbird 1906 Chatham Islands (Chatham Island, Little Mangere and Mangere , Pitt Island), New Zealand Extinct Access
Myzomela sp. nov. 'Tonga' -   Holocene? 'Eua, Ha'ano & Tongatapu, Tongan Islands Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Mimidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Allenia fusca atlantica (Buden, 1993) Barbados scaly-breasted thrasher, Scaly-breasted thrasher (Barbados) 1987 (15 February 1994?) Barbados, West Indies Missing Access
Cinclocerthia sp. nov. 'Barbados' -   ? Barbados, West Indies Extinct Access
Ramphocinclus brachyurus brachyurus (Vieillot, 1818) Martinique white-breasted thrasher - Martinique Rediscovered? Access
Toxostoma guttatum (Ridgway, 1885) Cozumel thrasher 2004 Cozumel, México Missing Access

 

 

Family: †Mohoidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Chaetoptila angustipluma Peale, 1848 Kioea 1859 Big Island (historically), Oahu and Maui (both prehistorically), Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Moho apicalis
Gould, 1860 O'ahu 'o'o 1837 O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands Extinct Access
Moho bishopi (Rothschild, 1893) Bishop's 'o'o 1986 Maui & Molokai, Hawaiian Islands Extinct Access
Moho braccatus Cassin, 1855 Kaua'i 'o'o, Kauai o-o, 'o'o'a'a 1987 Kaua'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Moho nobilis Merrem, 1786 Hawaii 'O'o, Hawaii o-o 1898 (collected); 1934 (sighted) Hawaii (=Big Island), Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Moho sp. nov. 'Maui' - Maui o-o c.1900 Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Monarchidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Clytorhynchus sanctaecrucis
Mayr, 1933 Nendo shrikebill, Santa Cruz shrikebill - Solomon Islands Rediscovered Access
Clytorhynchus vitiensis powelli Salvin, 1879 Manu'a shrikebill, Samoan shrikebill - Manu'a Island, American Samoa Rediscovered Access
Eutrichomyias rowleyi Meyer, 1878 Caerulean Paradise-flycatcher; Cerulean Paradise-flycatcher; Cerulean Paradise flycatcher - Sangihe islands, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Hypothymis coelestis rabori Rand, 1970 Rabor's celestial monarch, Celestial monarch December 1959 Negros (& Sibuyan?), Visayas, Philippines Missing Access
Monarcha boanensis van Bemmel, 1939 Black-chinned monarch - Boano Island off north-west Seram, South Maluku, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Myiagra freycineti
Oustalet, 1881 Guam flycatcher, Guam broadbill 1983/84 Guam Extinct Access
Pomarea fluxa
Murphy & Mathews, 1928 Eiao monarch October 1922 (specimen); 7 August 1977 (sighting) Eiao, Marquesas islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
Pomarea maupitiensis Garnot, 1829 Maupiti monarch 1823? Maupiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
Pomarea mendozae mendozae Hartlaub, 1854 Hiva Oa monarch, Tahuata monarch, Mendoza's monarch March 1975 Hiva Oa & Tahuata, Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
Pomarea mira (Murphy & Mathews, 1928) Ua Pou monarch March 1985 Ua Pou, Marquesas, French Polynesia Missing Access
Pomarea nigra nigra (Sparrman, 1786) Tahiti monarch, Tahiti flycatcher - Tahiti, French Polynesia Rediscovered Access
Pomarea nigra tabuensis Mathews, 1929 Tongatapu monarch ? Tonga Invalid (synonym) Access
Pomarea nukuhivae (Murphy & Mathews, 1928) Nuku Hiva monarch October 1922 (specimen); 1930's (sighting) Nuku Hiva (=Nukuhiva), Marquesas Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
Pomarea pomarea (Lesson & Garnot, 1828) Maupiti flycatcher, Maupiti monarch, Maupiti Island flycatcher 1823 Maupiti, Society Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
Symposiachrus everetti
Hartert, 1896 White-tipped monarch - Tanahjampea Island Rediscovered Access
Symposiachrus julianae (Ripley, 1959) Kofiau monarch, Black-backed monarch - Indonesia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Motacillidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Anthus sokokensis van Someren, 1921 Sokoke pipit - Kenya & Tanzania Rediscovered Access
Madanga ruficollis Rothschild & Hartert, 1923 Rufous-throated white-eye, Madanga, Buru mountain white-eye, Rufous-throated pipit - Buru, South Maluku, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Motacilla bocagii Sharpe, 1892 Sao Tome short-tail, São Tomé short-tail, Bocage's longbill - Sao Tomé and Principe, Gulf of Guinea Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Muscicapidae (Old World Flycatchers)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Calliope obscura Berezowski & Bianchi, 1891 Blackthroat, Black-throated blue robin - Shaanxi Province, China Rediscovered Access
Copsychus stricklandii barbouri
Bangs & J. L. Peters, 1927 Maratua shama 2011 Maratua island, Borneo Extinct in the wild? Access
Cossypha heinrichi Rand, 1955 White-headed robin-chat, Angolan robin-chat, Angola white-headed Robin, White-headed robin-chat - Angola & DR Congo Rediscovered Access
Cyornis colonus subsolanus Meise, 1932 Sulawesi jungle-flycatcher pre-1933 Sulawesi (eastern), Indonesia Invalid (synonym)? Access
Cyornis djampeanus kalaoensis Hartert, 1896 Kalao blue-flycatcher - Pulau Kalao (=Kalao Island), Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Cyornis ruckii Oustalet, 1881 Rueck's blue-flycatcher, Rueck's blue-flycatcher, Rueck's niltava February 1918 Tuntungan and Delitua, northern Sumatra, Indonesia (and Kesang, Malacca, Malaysia?) Missing or invalid (synonym) Access
Eumyias additus (Hartert, 1900)   - Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Ficedula bonthaina
(Hartert, 1896) Lompobattang flycatcher, Lompobatang flycatcher - Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Ficedula disposita (Ripley & Marshall, 1967) Furtive flycatcher - Philippines Rediscovered Access
Ficedula henrici (Hartert, 1899) Damar flycatcher, Damar blue flycatcher - Damar (=Dammer) Island, Banda Sea, Nusa Tenggara (eastern), Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Kittacincla cebuensis (Steere, 1890) Black shama - Philippines Rediscovered Access
Larvivora ruficeps Hartert, 1907 Rufous-headed robin - China & Malaysia Rediscovered Access
Saxicola dacotiae murielae Bannerman, 1913 Canary Islands chat ? Alegranza and Montaña Clara, Canary Islands Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Notiomystidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Notiomystis cincta cincta Du Bus & Gisignies, 1839 North Island stitchbird, Stitchbird, Hihi c. 1885? North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Oriolidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Oriolus isabellae (Ogilvie-Grant, 1894) Isabela oriole - Luzon, Philippines Rediscovered Access
Turnagra capensis capensis
Sparrman, 1787 South Island piopio, Piopio, New Zealand thrush 1905
South Island, New Zealand
Extinct Access
Turnagra capensis minor Fleming, 1915 Stephens Island piopio ? Stephens Island, South Island, New Zealand Extinct Access
Turnagra tanagra Schlegel, 1865/6 North Island piopio, North Island native thrush 1902 North Island, New Zealand Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Orthonychidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Orthonyx hypsilophus Baird, 1985   Late Pleistocene South Australia, Australia Extinct Access
Orthonyx wakefieldi Baird, 1993   Late Pleistocene Victoria, Australia Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Pachycephalidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Colluricincla sanghirensis Oustalet, 1881 Sangihe shrikethrush, Sangihe shrike-thrush - Sangihe Island (north of Sulawesi), Indonesia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Paradisaeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Epimachus ellioti Ward, 1873 Elliot's bird of paradise pre-1893 New Guinea (western or north-western) Invalid (hybrid) Access
Janthothorax bensbachi Büttikofer, 1895 Bensbach's bird of paradise, Bensbach's riflebird ? Arfak Mountains, New Guinea Invalid (hybrid) Access
Parotia berlepschi Kleinschmidt, 1897 Bronze parotia - Indonesia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Paridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Periparus ater phaeonotus (Blanford, 1873)   - Azerbaijan, Iran & Turkmenistan Rediscovered Access
Poecile varius orii Kuroda, 1923 Daito varied tit 1922 Kito and Minami, Daito Islands, Japan Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Parulidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Leucopeza semperi Sclater, 1877 Semper's warbler 1961 St. Lucia Missing Access
Vermivora bachmanii Audubon, 1833 (1834?) Bachman's warbler 1962 (1988?) USA (wintered in Cuba) Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Passerellidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aimophila ruficeps sanctorum van Rossem, 1947 Todos Santos rufous-crowned sparrow 1900's Isla Todos Santos (=Todos Santos Islands), Mexico Missing Access
Ammodramus henslowii houstonensis Arnold, 1983 Houston Henslow's sparrow 1983 Houston (south-central), Harris County, Texas, USA Invalid (synonym)? Access
Ammodramus maritimus nigrescens Ridgway, 1874 Dusky seaside sparrow 16 June 1987 Florida, USA Extinct Access
Ammodramus maritimus pelonotus Oberholser, 1931 Smyrna seaside sparrow 1970's Florida (northeastern), USA Invalid (synonym) Access
Atlapetes blancae Donegan, 2007 Antioquia brush-finch 1971 Antioquia, Colombia Missing Access
Atlapetes pallidiceps (Sharpe, 1900) Pale-headed brush-finch, Pale-headed brush finch, Pale-headed brush-finch - Ecuador Rediscovered Access
Passerculus sandwichensis wetmorei van Rossem, 1938 Wetmore's savannah sparrow - Guatemala (western) Rediscovered Access
Pipilo angelensis
Dawson, 1948 Los Angeles towhee Late Pleistocene California, USA Extinct Access
Pipilo maculatus consobrinus Ridgway, 1876 Guadeloupe towhee, Guadalupe Spotted towhee, Guadalupe Rufous-Sided towhee 1886 or 1897 Guadelupe, Mexico Missing Access
Pipilo naufragus Olson & Wingate, 2012 Bermuda towhee Holocene Bermuda Islands Extinct Access
Spizella wortheni browni Webster & Orr, 1954   - Zacatecas, México Rediscovered Access
Strigiceps leucopogon Lesson, 1840   pre-1841 ? ? Access

 

 

Family: Pellorneidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Malacocincla perspicillata
Bonaparte, 1850 Black-browed babbler, Black-browed jungle-babbler 1843-1848 Borneo (southern) (South Kalimintan, Indonesia?) Missing Access
Malacocincla sepiaria vanderbilti de Schauensee and Ripley (year?) Vanderbilt's babbler 1940's Aceh, northern Sumatra, Indonesia Invalid (synonym)? Access

 

 

Family: Petroicidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Drymodes superciliaris colcloughi Mathews, 1914 Roper River scrub robin, Allied scrub robin 1910 Roper River area, Northern Territory, Australia Invalid (synonym)? Access
Eopsaltria sp. nov. ''Eua' -   ? 'Eua', Tonga Extinct Access
Melanodryas cucullata melvillensis Zietz, 1914 Tiwi Islands hooded robin, Hooded robin (Tiwi Islands) January 1992 Tiwi Islands (Bathurst Island & Melville Island), Northern Territory, Australia Extinct Access
Petroica multicolor ssp. nov. 'Tonga'     Holocene? Foa, Tongan Islands Extinct Access
Petroica traversi (Buller, 1872) Black robin, Chatham Island robin - Chatham Islands, New Zealand Formerly extinct in the wild Access

 

 

Family: Phylloscopidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Phylloscopus canariensis exsul Hartert, 1907 Eastern Canary Islands chiffchaff, Lanzarote Island chiffchaff ? Lanzarote (& Fuerteventura?), Canary Islands, North Africa Missing Access

 

 

Family: Pipridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Lepidothrix vilasboasi Sick, 1959 Golden-crowned manakin - Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Pittidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Erythropitta venusta (Müller, 1835) Graceful pitta, Black-crowned pitta - Sumatra, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Hydrornis gurneyi
Hume, 1875 Gurney’s pitta, Black-breasted pitta - Myanmar (=Burma) and Thailand Rediscovered Access
Hydrornis schneideri (Hartert, 1909) Schneider's pitta - Sumatra, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Pitta anerythra nigrifrons Mayr, 1935 Choiseul black-faced pitta - Choiseul, Solomon Islands Rediscovered Access
Pitta anerythra pallida Rothschild, 1904 Bougainville black-faced pitta ? Bougainville, Papua New Guinea Missing Access

 

 

Family: Ploceidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Foudia bruante
Buffon (year?)   ? Réunion, Mascarene Islands Invalid (synonym) Access
Foudia delloni Cheke & Hume, 2018 Réunion fody >1672 AD Réunion, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Foudia sp. nov. 'Seychelles' -   1768 Seychelles Hypothetical Access
Ploceus aureonucha
Sassi, 1920 Golden-naped weaver, Gold-naped weaver - DR Congo Rediscovered Access
Ploceus megarhynchus Hume, 1869 Finn's weaver, Himalayan weaver, Finn's Baya weaver, Yellow weaver - India & Nepal Rediscovered Access
Ploceus ruweti Louette & Benson, 1982 Lake Lufira weaver, Lufira masked weaver, Ruwet's masked-weaver - Lake Lufira, southern Democratic Republic of Congo Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Psophodidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Psophodes nigrogularis nigrogularis Gould, 1844 Western whipbird - Western Australia, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Ptilonorhynchidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Amblyornis flavifrons Rothschild, 1895 Golden-fronted bowerbird, Yellow-fronted gardener bowerbird - Foja (=Foya) Mountains, Irian Jaya, New Guinea (west) Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Pycnonotidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hypsipetes cowlesi Hume, 2015 Rodrigues bulbul, Rodrigues merle ? Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Hypsipetes siquijorensis monticola (Bourns & Worcester, 1894) Cebu Streak-breasted bulbul, Cebu bulbul, Cebu slaty-crowned bulbul - Cebu, Philippines Rediscovered Access
Phyllastrephus leucolepis Gatter, 1985 Liberian greenbul, White-winged greenbul, Spot-winged greenbul 1984 Cavalla Forest, Liberia (south-east) Invalid (synonym) Access
Pycnonotus nieuwenhuisii Finsch, 1901 Blue-wattled bulbul, Finsch's bulbul - Sumatra, Indonesia; Kalimantan, Indonesia and Brunei, Borneo Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Regulidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Regulus calendula obscurus Rigdway, 1876 Guadalupe ruby-crowned kinglet, Ruby-crowned kinglet (generic) 11 June 1953 or later Isla Guadelupe, Mexico Missing Access

 

 

Family: Rhinocryptidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Merulaxis stresemanni Sick, 1960 Stresemann's bristlefront - Bahia State, Brazil (eastern) Rediscovered Access
Scytalopus psychopompus (Teixeira & Carnevalli, 1989) Bahia tapaculo - Bahia State, Brazil Rediscovered Access
Scytalopus sp. nov. 'Cuba' -   ? Cuba Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Rhipiduridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Rhipidura fuliginosa cervina
Ramsay, 1879 Lord Howe Island fantail 1924 Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
Rhipidura malaitae Mayr, 1931 Malaita fantail - Malaita, Solomon Islands Rediscovered Access
Rhipidura rufifrons uraniae Hartert, 1899 Guam rufous fantail 1984 Guam Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Sturnidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aplonis corvina
(Kittlitz, 1833) Kosrae starling December 1827 Kosrae, Caroline Islands, Micronesia Extinct Access
Aplonis diluvialis Steadman, 1989 Huahine starling ? Huahine, Society Islands, French Polynesia Extinct Access
Aplonis fusca fusca Gould, 1836 Norfolk Island starling, Norfolk starling, Tasman starling (NI subspecies) 1923 Norfolk Island, Australia Extinct Access
Aplonis fusca hulliana Mathews, 1912 Lord Howe (Island) starling, Doctor bird, Cudgimeruk, Cujermerook (archaic) 1918 Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
Aplonis mavornata Buller, 1887 Mysterious starling, Mauke starling 9 August 1825 Mauke, Cook Islands Extinct Access
Aplonis pelzelni Finsch, 1876 Pohnpei Mountain starling, Ponapé Mountain starling - Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia Rediscovered Access
Aplonis ulietensis (Gmelin, 1788) Bay thrush, Chestnut thrush, Raiatea starling, Bay starling May 1774 Raiatea (=Ulietea), Leeward Islands Extinct Access
Cryptopsar ischyrhynchus Hume, 2014 Mauritius starling ? Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Fregilupus varius Boddaert, 1783 Réunion starling, Réunion crested starling, Bourbon crested starling, Hoopoe starling, Huppe mid-1800's Réunion, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Necropsar leguati
Forbes, 1898 White Mascarene starling, Leguat's starling ? Rogrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Necropsar rodericanus Slater in Günther & Newton, 1879 Rodrigues starling 1726 Rodrigues (including offshore Islet au Mât?), Mascarene Islands Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Sylviidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Chrysomma altirostre altirostre Jerdon, 1862 Irrawaddy Jerdon’s babbler, Burmese Jerdon’s babbler, Jerdon's babbler (generic) - Irrawaddy-Sittang Plain, Myanmar (=Burma) Rediscovered Access
Sylvia deserticola ticehursti
Meinertzhagen, 1939 Meinertzhagen’s warbler ? Morocco Invalid (synonym) Access
Sylvia melanocephala norrisae Nicoll, 1917   1939 Fayyum area, central Egypt Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Thamnophilidae (Antbirds)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Clytoctantes alixii
Elliot, 1870 Recurve-billed bushbird - Colombia & Venezuela Rediscovered Access
Clytoctantes atrogularis Lanyon, Stotz & Willard, 1990 Rondônia bushbird - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Dysithamnus occidentalis (Chapman, 1923) Bicolored antvireo, Bicoloured antvireo, Western antvireo - Colombia & Ecuador Rediscovered Access
Formicivora erythronotus (Hartlaub, 1852) Black-hooded antwren, Red-rumped ant-thrush - Rio de Janeiro (south), Brazil Rediscovered Access
Myrmeciza castanea castanea Zimmer, 1932 Zimmer's antbird, Northern chestnut-tailed antbird - San Martín, Peru Rediscovered Access
Myrmotherula fluminensis Gonzaga, 1988 Rio de Janeiro antwren 1982 Santo Aleixo, Magé, Rio de Janeiro state (central), Brazil Invalid (synonym) Access
Pithys castaneus Berlioz, 1938 White-masked antbird - Peru Rediscovered Access
Rhopornis ardesiacus (Wied, 1831) Slender antbird - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Thamnophilus praecox Zimmer, 1937 Cocha antshrike - Ecuador Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Thraupidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Bangsia flavovirens
(Lawrence, 1867) Yellow-green tanager, Yellow-green bush-tanager, Yellow-green bush tanager, Yellow-green bush-tanager - Colombia & Ecuador Rediscovered Access
Bangsia melanochlamys (Hellmayr, 1910) Black-and-gold tanager - Colombia Rediscovered Access
Conothraupis mesoleuca Berlioz, 1939 Cone-billed tanager - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Diglossa gloriosissima Chapman, 1912 Chestnut-bellied flowerpiercer, Chestnut-bellied flower-piercer - Colombia Rediscovered Access
Embernagra longicauda Strickland, 1844 Pale-throated pampa-finch, Pale-throated pampa-finch, Serra finch - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Geospiza dentirostris Gould, 1837   ? Galapgos Islands, Ecuador Invalid (synonym) Access
Geospiza magnirostris Gould, 1837 Darwin's large ground-finch - Floreana (=Charles Island) and San Cristóbal (=Chatham Island), Galápagos Islands, Ecuador Rediscovered Access
Loxigilla portoricensis grandis
Lawrence, 1881
Saint Kitts bullfinch, St Kitts bullfinch, Barbuda bullfinch, Saint Kitts Puerto Rican bullfinch, St. Christopher bullfinch 1880 or 26 July 1929 St. Kitts (=St. Christopher) & Barbuda Missing Access
Melanospiza richardsoni (Cory, 1886) St Lucia black finch, St. Lucia black finch - Saint Lucia Rediscovered Access
Melopyrrha latirostris Steadman & Morgan, 1985 Cayman bullfinch ? Cayman Brac, Cayman Islands Extinct Access
Nemosia rourei Cabanis, 1870 Cherry-throated tanager - Espírito Santo, Brazil Rediscovered Access
Nesospiza sp. nov. 'Tristan Da Cunha' - Tristan bunting pre-1900 Tristan Da Cunha (island), Tristan Da Cunha (island group) Extinct if distinct Access
Paroaria xinguensis (Sick, 1950)   - Mato Grosso, Brazil Rediscovered Access
Sporophila melanops Pelzeln, 1870 Hooded seedeater October 1823 Goiás, Brazil (central) Missing or invalid Access

 

 

Family: Timaliidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Spelaeornis badeigularis Ripley, 1948 Mishmi Wren-babbler, Rusty-throated Wren-babbler, Rusty-throated Wren-Babbler - Mishmi Hills, Arunachal Pradesh, north-eastern India Relocated Access
Stachyridopsis rodolphei (Deignan, 1939) Deignan's babbler ? Thailand Invalid (synonym) Access
Stachyris herberti (Baker, 1920) Sooty babbler - Laos & Viet Nam Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Tityridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Tityra leucura

Pelzeln, 1868

White-tailed tityra ? Brazil Rediscovered or invalid Access

 

 

Family: Troglodytidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cistothorus brevis Brodkorb, 1959   Late Pleistocene
Florida, USA
Extinct Access
Pheugopedius mystacalis macrurus (Allen, 1889) Colombian whiskered wren late 1800's? Colombia Rediscovered? Access
Salpinctes obsoletus exsul Ridgway, 1903 San Benedicto rock wren pre-1953 San Benedicto Island (=Isla San Benedicto), Revillagigedo Islands, Mexico Extinct Access
Thryomanes bewickii brevicaudus
Ridgway, 1876 Guadalupe wren, Guadalupe Bewick's wren 22 March 1897 Guadalupe, Mexico Extinct Access
Thryomanes bewickii leucophrys (Anthony, 1895) San Clemente Bewick's wren 1940's? San Clemente Island, California, USA Extinct Access
Troglodytes aedon guadeloupensis
(Cory, 1886) Guadeloupe wren, Guadaloupe house wren, Antillean House wren (Guadaloupe) 29 May 1973 Guadeloupe, Lesser Antilles Extinct Access
Troglodytes aedon martinicensis Sclater, 1866 Martinique house wren, Martinique wren c.1900 Martinique Extinct Access
Troglodytes aedon mesoleucus (Sclater, 1876) St. Lucia wren, St. Lucia house wren, Antillean house wren (Saint Lucia) - St. Lucia Rediscovered Access
Troglodytes monticola Bangs, 1899 Santa Marta wren - Colombia Relocated? Access
Troglodytes troglodytes orii Yamashina, 1938 Daito (winter) wren 1938 Minami Daitō-jima, Daito Archipelago (=Borodino Islands), Japan Extinct if distinct Access

 

 

Family: Turdidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Meridiocichla salotti Louchart, 2004   ? Europe Extinct Access
Myadestes elisabeth retrusus
Bangs & Zappey, 1905 Pines solitaire, Isle of Pines solitaire, Cuban solitaire (Isle of Pines) 1930's? Isle of Pines (=Isla de la Juventud), Cuba Extinct Access
Myadestes lanaiensis lanaiensis Wilson, 1891 Lanai thrush, Hawaiian thrush, Oloma'o 1933 Lana'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Myadestes lanaiensis rutha Bryan, 1908 Hawaiian thrush, Oloma'o, Molokaʻi thrush 1980 Moloka'i and Maui, Hawaiian Islands, USA Missing Access
Myadestes myadestinus Stejneger, 1887 Kama'o, Kamao, Hawaiian thrush 1980's Kaua'i, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Myadestes palmeri (Rothschild, 1893) puaiohi - Hawaiian Islands, USA Rediscovered Access
Myadestes woahensis
Wilson & Evans, 1899
'Amaui 1825 O'ahu, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access
Turdus celaenops yakushimensis
Ogawa, 1905 Yakushima thrush, Yakushima Seven Island thrush June 1950 (1989?) Osumi-shoto and Tokara-retto, Nansei Shoto islands (northern), Japan Invalid (synonym)? Access
Turdus lherminieri sanctaeluciae
Sclater, 1880
  2007 St. Lucia Extant? Access
Turdus olivater caucae Chapman, 1914 Cauca black-hooded thrush, Black-hooded thrush ? Cauca, Colombia Extant? Access
Turdus poliocephalus mareensis Layard & Tristram, 1879 Maré Island thrush ? Maré Island, New Caledonia Extinct Access
Turdus poliocephalus poliocephalus Latham, 1801 Norfolk Island thrush, Grey-headed thrush, Grey-headed blackbird, Guava bird 1975 Norfolk Island, Australia Extinct Access
Turdus poliocephalus pritzbueri Layard, 1878 Lifou Island thrush ? Lifou & Tanna, Vanuatu Extant? Access
Turdus poliocephalus vinitinctus (Gould, 1855) Vinous-tinted thrush, Vinous-tinted blackbird, Ouzel, Island thrush (LHI subspecies), Lord Howe Island vinous-tinted blackbird, Doctor bird 1913 Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
Turdus poliocephalus xanthopus Forster, 1844 Island Thrush - Grande Terre & Yandé Island, New Caledonia Rediscovered Access
Turdus (poliocephalus) ssp. nov. ''Eua' -   ? 'Eua, Tonga Extinct Access
Turdus (poliocephalus) ssp. nov. 'Lifuka' -   ? Lifuka, Tonga Extinct Access
Turdus (poliocephalus) ssp. nov. 'Tongatapu' -   ? Tongatapu, Tonga Extinct Access
Turdus ravidus Cory, 1886 Grand Cayman thrush 1916 (specimen); 1938 (sighting);  Gran Cayman, Cayman Islands Extinct Access
Turdus xanthorhynchus Salvadori, 1901 Príncipe thrush - Príncipe, São Tomé e Principe Rediscovered Access
Turdus sp. nov. 'Madeira' -   ? Madeira, Portugal Extinct Access
Zoothera camaronensis kibalensis
Prigogine, 1978 Prigogine’s Ground thrush, Kibale Black-eared thrush pre-1979 Kibale forest, south-west Uganda Missing? Access
Zoothera heinei choiseuli Hartert, 1924 Choiseul russet-tailed thrush January 1904 Choiseul Island, Solomon Islands Extant? Access
Zoothera terrestris Kittlitz, 1830 Bonin (Island) thrush, Kittlitz's thrush 1828 Chichi-jima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan Extinct Access

 

 

Family: Tyrannidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Calyptura cristata Vieillot, 1818 Kinglet calyptura, Kinglet cotinga - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Hemitriccus inornatus
(Pelzeln, 1868) Pelzeln's tody-tyrant - Brazil & Suriname Rediscovered Access
Hemitriccus kaempferi (Zimmer, 1953) Kaempfer's tody-tyrant - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Lathrotriccus euleri flaviventris
(Lawrence, 1887) Grenadan Euler's flycatcher, Euler's Flycatcher (Grenada) 1950 Grenada, Lesser Antilles Missing Access
Poecilotriccus senex Pelzeln, 1868 Buff-cheeked tody-flycatcher - Brazil Rediscovered Access
Polystictus pectoralis bogotensis Chapman, 1915 Bogota bearded tachuri, Bearded tachuri (bogotensis) 1950's Colombia Missing Access
Pyrocephalus dubius Gould, 1841 (Gould & Gray, 1839?) San Cristóbal vermilion flycatcher, Least vermilion flycatcher 1980's San Cristóbal, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador Missing Access

 

 

Family: Vangidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cyanolanius madagascarinus bensoni Louette & Herremans, 1982   - Grande Comore, Comoro Islands Rediscovered Access
Hypositta perdita Peters, 1996 Bluntschli's vanga; Short-toed nuthatch vanga 1931 Madagascar (south-eastern) Missing or invalid Access
Newtonia fanovanae Gyldenstolpe, 1933   - Madagascar Rediscovered Access
Prionops gabela Rand, 1957 Gabela helmet-shrike, Angola helmetshrike, Gabela helmetshrike, Gabela helmet shrike - Angola Rediscovered Access

 

 

Family: Zosteropidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Apalopteron familiare familiare (Kittlitz, 1831) Bonin white-eye, Bonin honeyeater 1930's Muko-jima, Ogasawara Islands, Japan Missing Access
Zosterops albogularis
Gould, 1837 White-chested white-eye, White-breasted white-eye, White-breasted silvereye 1980 Norfolk Island, Australia Missing Access
Zosterops conspicillatus Kittlitz, 1833 Bridled white-eye (generic), Guam bridled white-eye 1983 Guam Extinct Access
Zosterops meeki
Hartert, 1898 Tagula White-eye, Sudest White-eye, White-throated White-eye - Papua New Guinea Rediscovered Access
Zosterops nehrkorni Blasius, 1888 Sangihe white-eye - Sangihe Island, Indonesia Rediscovered Access
Zosterops semiflavus Schlegel, 1866 (Newton, 1867?) Marianne white-eye, Mayotte white-eye, Chestnut-sided white-eye, Chestnut-flanked white-eye, Seychelles chestnut-flanked white-eye 1870-1900 Marianne Island, Seychelles Extinct Access
Zosterops strenuus Gould, 1855 Robust white-eye, Lord Howe white-eye, Lord Howe white eye, Robust silvereye, Big grinnell 1908 Lord Howe Island, New South Wales, Australia Extinct Access
ZOSTEROPIDAE gen. et sp. indet. ''Eua'     ? 'Eua, Tonga Extinct Access
ZOSTEROPIDAE gen. et sp. indet. 'Guam'     ? Guam, Mariana Islands Extinct Access