Numida meleagris sabyi Hartert, 1919:69

Moroccan (helmet) guinea fowl, Numidian hen

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Numida sabyi Hartert, 1919:69

 

Conservation Status

Extinct

Last record: 1950's (1980's in captivity?)

IUCN RedList status: "probably now extinct"

 

Distribution

Morocco (northwestern)

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Hartert, E. (1919a). Description and notes on a new species of Guinea-fowl (Numida sabyi) from western Morocco. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 39: 68-69.

 

Other references:

BirdLife International 2012. Numida meleagris. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. . Downloaded on 01 April 2013.

Fuller, R. A.; Carroll, J. P.; McGowan, P. J. K. (2000). Partridges, quails, francolins, snowcocks, guineafowl, and turkeys. Status survey and conservation action plan 2000-2004. IUCN and World Pheasant Association, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, UK.

Hartert, E. (1919b). Remarks on Numida sabyi. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 39: 85-87.

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

Martínez, I. (1994). Family Numididae (Guineafowl). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliot, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World, Volume 2: New World Vultures to Guineafowl. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.

 

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